Set yourself apart from the crowd and learn career defining skills in less than four months. Micro-credentials accelerate your professional development with minimal time and financial commitment.

If you are looking to make your next career move, improve your business skill set, or launch your own business, you've come to the right place! AUArts Continuing Education offers four new Micro-Credential certificates: Arts Funding, Arts Marketing, Finance for Arts Business and Arts Management as part of our Art & Business program offerings. 

What are Micro-Credentials?

Our Micro-Credential programs are designed to complement a professional's curriculum vitae (CV) without the need to invest in a multi-year degree. Micro-credentials are mini-certificates to customize and accelerate your professional development. They are the newest, fastest, and most convenient way of learning specialized topics and give our students a competitive edge in their professional work. Each Micro-Credential can be completed in under four months.

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Art & Business Micro-Credentials

Arts Funding 

Arts Marketing

Finance for Arts Business

Arts Management


Arts and Business Courses

Tuition $506
Processing Fee $75
Technology Fee* $65
Total $646 + GST

Two Day Workshops

Tuition $260
Processing Fee $35
Total $295 + GST

Three Day Workshops

Tuition $360
Processing Fee $35
Total $395 + GST

*Fee applied once per semester. (Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer)

Admission Requirements

These programs are intended for students with previous post-secondary experience.

Applicants should have: 

Language Proficiency – English Language Proficiency (if educated outside Canada)  

A score of 83 or higher on an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) on the Internet-based test (iBT), with a minimum score of 20 in each of the four testing sections, or 220 on the computer-based test (CBT). 

A score of 70 or higher on the Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) assessment, or a score of 70, or higher on the computer edition (CAEL CE) 

A score of 6.5 or higher on the International English Language Test (IELTS) 

Completion Requirements

For successful completion of a Micro-Credential, students will successfully complete and pass 2 courses and 3 workshops.