Center for Arts in Medicine

Arts in Medicine Online Graduate Programs


Use the Arts to Create Health

Arts in health professionals use the arts to enhance & humanize health. They play music for patients at the bedside. Paint murals with pediatric patients. Teach dance classes for individuals with Parkinson's disease. Write poetry with cancer survivors. Stage plays about recovery, and so much more. You can create health through the arts!


Become an Arts in Health Professional

Earn a Master of Arts (MA) or Graduate Certificate (GC) in Arts in Medicine, entirely online, through the University of Florida. As you advance or develop your arts in health practice, you'll learn directly from leaders in the field of arts in health. They'll help you gain the evidence-based skills and practical experience you need to lead or facilitate arts in health programs.


Begin Your Journey

Fill out the form below to receive more information about our online graduate programs. We can also assist with your application to the University of Florida, the #8 top public university in the nation. Applicants must have earned a bachelor's degree, of any concentration, from an accredited university. Our students can choose to focus on facilitating in healthcare, community, or public health settings using their preferred art form(s).

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What is Arts in Medicine?

Arts in health, or arts in medicine, is a growing field that promotes health through the arts. Grounded in research, our faculty teach best practices for arts in health as a discipline in community, health, or public health settings. Arts in health professionals use the arts to transform lives by reducing stress, enhancing well-being, and improving health outcomes.


Online Learning, Real-World Experience

Our evidence-based curriculum is taught completely online by arts in health leaders who direct, manage, or facilitate their own arts in health practices. Our program also includes a practicum semester which provides the opportunity for you to find a local health or community setting to practice real-world facilitation of arts in health.


Complete the Request Information form above to learn more and get started.

Our online graduates facilitate creative experiences that promote health and well-being in their communities. No matter your artistic modality or background, our Master of Arts (MA) in Arts in Medicine or Graduate Certificates can equip you with the confidence, skills, and tools you need as an arts in health professional. If you're ready to apply, you can follow the instructions available here. 

*MA applicants must take the GRE or have a prior graduate degree. GC students are exempt from this requirement unless they wish to transfer to the MA.

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