Professional Master's Degrees

Master of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management
Master of Public Policy and Administration
Master of Sport Management



Liberal Arts.

Advance your career with a professional degree from the College of Liberal Arts.
Learn with expert faculty, tackle real-world challenges, and gain hands-on experience
in one of three growing industries:

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Master of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management (MALCM)

Realize your vision for the arts

Create a thriving career in the creative industries. The MALCM prepares you for leadership in non-profit-and for-profit sectors of the arts economy. Gain skills in event management, arts advocacy, cultural policy, and urban planning to provide vision for arts organizations and communities. Classes offered on campus or online.

Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)

Lead for a better tomorrow

Lead organizations and develop policies that change lives. The MPPA prepares you for leadership in government agencies, nonprofits, and international organizations. Build a career with purpose while getting firsthand experience in the world-class city of Fort Collins. Classes offered online or weekday evenings on the Fort Collins campus.

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Master of Sport Management (MSM)

Shape the future of sport

Become a leader in the sports industry. The MSM prepares you for leadership in recreational, intercollegiate, or professional athletics. Through a targeted interdisciplinary curriculum and direct professional experience, you can prepare for a sports career in business development, sales, marketing, communications, event coordination, community outreach, or facility management. Complete your degree online in just 18 months.