As arts organizations become increasingly complex, they will demand knowledgeable, skilled individuals who possess:
a keen understanding of current issues and trends relevant to an organization's health, prosperity and, in some cases, survival
Designed primarily, but not exclusively, for students in the performing and visual arts, the minor in Arts Administration will complement student's training as artists, teachers, and practitioners, and...
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Arts Administration program prepares individuals interested in contributing to the creative industry as innovative leaders. Through in-depth preparation, these arts leaders learn how to inspire audiences and their organizations, sustain financial support, manage resources, and create innovative strategies that sustain organizations.
This low-residency certificate program is designed for individuals with fundamental, entry-level experience in non-profit arts organizations who seek to begin careers or enhance their effectiveness as arts administration professionals. This certificate is ideal for individuals who want advanced credentials and professional connections without the larger time commitment and academic requirements of a master's degree. The weekend and online delivery allows students to develop their professional...
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Wolf Trap internships and apprenticeships give budding professionals a competitive edge—whether they seek jobs in the arts or any other field.
Employers are looking for college graduates who can hit the ground running—those who don’t need training in basic workplace skills, like inter-office communications and coordinating multiple projects.
Wolf Trap internships and apprenticeships provide these fundamental skills, as well as...
The Xavier Arts Administration Program (XAAP) minor consists of five three-credit hour classes, totaling fifteen credit hours to complete. No prerequisite courses are required. Students with a XAAP minor learn skills in not-for-profit arts leadership, artistic programming, oral communication, diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility (DEIA) concepts, not-for-profit financial planning, not-for-profit fundraising and grant writing, arts marketing and digital ticketing systems.
The Theater Management department prepares aspiring managerial and artistic leaders to create organizational environments conducive to the production of theater and responsive to their communities. The department provides students with the knowledge, skills, and values to enter the field at high levels of responsibility, to move quickly to leadership positions, and ultimately to advance the state of management practice and the art form itself. While focused primarily on theater organizations,...
Canada’s only MBA with a specialization in Arts, Media & Entertainment Management equips graduates with the analytical, innovative problem solving and discussion making sills required to meet the challenges facing managers in an age of constant disruption.