Arts in Medicine Program Information
Center for Arts in Medicine Director: Jill Sonke
Center for Arts in Medicine Graduate Advisor: Eleanor K. Sommer
The Center for Arts in Medicine is committed to advancing research, education, and practice in the arts in healthcare, locally and globally. The Center offers an online Master of Arts (MA) in Arts in Medicine. Minimum requirements for the degree are available in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.
Prerequisites and Requirements: Admission to the MA in Arts in Medicine program requires a bachelor’s degree in an arts, health, or related field of study; a GRE exam score (no minimum score is required) or previous graduate degree; and completion of one of the following prerequisites: the Introduction to Arts in Medicine in a Global Context course at UF, completion of an Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive, completion of the online course Creating for the Health of It, or a minimum of one year of professional experience as an artist or administrator in the arts in health field. Requirements of the degree include completion of 35 credits of coursework with a 3.0 or higher GPA.
Commitment of time: The MA in Arts in Medicine is designed to be completed in two years when students are enrolled in two classes per 16-week semester (most of the courses are offered in 8-week terms). Students should expect to dedicate 16 hours per week to each 8-week, 3-credit-hour course and 8 hours per week for 16-week courses.
For more information, please go the Center for Arts in Medicine website: http://www.arts.ufl.edu/cam.