Whether you pursue an MPA or an MSES, your education will culminate in a semester-long Capstone project. It’s the cumulative achievement of your degree. With a team of your peers, you’ll tackle a complex, multidisciplinary issue in a collaborative effort—delivering a formal report and public presentation, often for a real client.
Gain career experience while still in school—and get ready for professional success
For organizations: Work with us
Let us deliver professional consultant-quality work addressing—and offering solutions—to your organization’s specific issues. On our O’Neill Capstone site you can review our past reports and projects then contact us or submit a proposal so that your organization can benefit from our work on your project.
MAAA students: Fulfill experiential requirements through internships and practicums
Students pursuing their Master of Arts in Arts Administration gain professional, real-world experience through an internship and practicum projects. Work with an organization that matches your career goals—locally, across the nation, or across the world.
Joe Morgan, MSES’14
“My current position with the U.S. EPA focuses on investigating the effects of restoration practices on stream and river functions; my work with O’Neill professors on stream restoration set me apart from other candidates for this position.”
Xintong Zhang, MAAA alum
“As a student in the program I was granted networking opportunities with distinguished alumni that ultimately landed me an internship with the New York City ballet.”