Why is UNO’s School of the Arts the right place for you?
We truly have all you need to set yourself up for a successful career in the arts or graduate school. In fact, the skills we teach translate into many professions. Read on to find out more!
You want unique, right? We are the only school in a 400-mile radius to combine three arts (Art & Art History, Theatre, and Writer’s Workshop) into a single School. Expand your creativity by taking classes across the School’s disciplines.
Omaha is our campus! This is more than a slogan. There are advantages to being a creative in a large city that fosters the arts and has diverse perspectives. The School of the Arts has forged strong relationships with Omaha’s arts organizations and venues, which makes gaining hands-on experience through internships and other opportunities easier for you. Getting your foot in the door is the first step to your next big break.
Never feel like you are just a number. Our nationally- and- internationally recognized faculty know that the key to your success is mentoring and one on one interaction. They also know that artistic training involves courses that build strong foundational skills but also offer opportunity for innovation and creative growth. We listen to our students and have added programs in Illustration, Musical Theatre, and Screenwriting.
Be a part of UNO’s vision. UNO has designated 6 Big Ideas as campus priorities and The School of the Arts is connected to them. Learn more about the ties between the arts and medicine through the Medical Humanities. Coming to campus, the Samuel Bak Museum and Academic Learning Center brings together art, Holocaust studies, and human rights.
If you are excited about what you have read, come find out more about the School of the Arts. Schedule a tour or speak to an advisor or faculty member to learn about our numerous top-tier programs.
Amy Millicent Morris, PhD
Interim Director, School of the Arts
University of Nebraska Omaha
UNO is the only school in a 400 mile radius of Omaha that has three arts programs combined into one school.