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. Create health, joy, and meaning through the arts!
Earn a Master of Arts (MA) in Arts in Medicine or a Graduate Certificate (GC) in Arts in Medicine or Arts in Public Health, entirely online, through the University of Florida. Advance or develop your practice by learning directly from leaders in the field of arts in health. Our faculty help you gain the skills & hands-on experience you need to lead or facilitate arts in health programs.
Fill out the form below to receive more information about our online graduate programs. You'll also get the chance to make an appointment to speak with us about your questions. 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).
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.
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.
Our online graduates facilitate creative experiences that promote health and well-being in their local 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. Submit a request above to receive a brochure with information about tuition, curriculum, courses of study, and more. You'll also have access to schedule one-on-one calls with our team to answer any of your questions along the way. If you're ready to apply and need no further info, you can follow the application instructions available here.
*MA applicants must take the GRE or have a prior graduate degree. GC applicants are exempt from this requirement.