Founded in 1873, today Drury is a blend of academic and pragmatic studies taught within a collaborative and personalized setting giving students broader perspectives when considering matters of career, life, community, self and service. Here, you’ll go beyond. The arts administration field of study helps students develop a bridge between the world of business and the passion of the arts.
By developing a strong foundation in business, communication, and the arts students gain an understanding of the problems within the arts and find solutions needed to strive. As an inter-disciplinary course of study, students are prepared for fields in: Museums & art galleries, Graphic design firms, Theatres, Symphonies & recording studios, Dance companies, and Art & humanity councils
Courses include real-world projects with local arts agencies to better prepare students for internships and careers in the field. The major is jointly administered with the Art and Art History, Music, Theatre, and English departments. Courses include real-world projects with local arts agencies to better prepare students for internships and careers in the field.