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The Teaching Artist Certificate is a 16-credit program equipping artists with a comprehensive foundation to plan, design and implement a vast area of arts experiences for all ages. Distinctly separate from teaching licensure programs, the Teaching Artist Certificate prepares performing artists with the job-readiness tools to create auditorium performances, school residencies and cultural arts programs for school and community-based organizations.

Teaching Artist

Estimated Tuition and Fees Per Credit Hour

*Please note: Tuition and Fees are subject to change*

**This Program does not qualify for financial aid**

Prospective TAC program students will be those with: a) a minimum of an Associates degree and a background in the arts; or b) graduates of Bachelors’ programs in an arts discipline; or c) Professional practicing artists (5-year minimum experience) with a high school diploma. Portfolio submission also required.

Application Deadline:

  • May 1st – Summer Admission deadline
  • July 15th – Fall Admission deadline
  • November 15th – Spring Admission deadline

Lenora Helm Hammonds

Telephone: (919) 530-6653

Fax: (919) 530-7979


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