The M.A. in Arts Administration is a graduate program designed for busy people who want to:
learn from national arts leaders
develop a strong, national network
be inspired by a community of mentors and peers
enhance their careers
enjoy the flexibility to live and learn from anywhere in the world
LEARN WHERE YOU ARE
Keep your job or change careers while you earn your graduate degree
Flexible classes online
STUDY WITH NATIONAL LEADERS
Are you planning on an academic career in the field of marketing? Are you interested in brand management, market analysis, electronic commerce, the customer experience, arts marketing or marketing strategies?
Do your PhD studies at a world-class school, as part of a community of renowned professors and researchers.
Unique to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, the KU M.A. degree in Arts Administration is an inter-departmental program between the Department of Art Education and the College of Business that will build your skills in leadership, marketing, fundraising, civic management, applied research, and ethical / legal compliance. Our graduates are prime candidates for fulfilling careers in nonprofits and social enterprise, public agencies and foundations, festival organizations and...
Take the lead and shape the future of a stimulating and extensive arts scene.
The programme offers aspiring arts managers diverse opportunities to study all key aspects of the field. You can expect to acquire professional experience through placements and internships, meet and learn from professional arts managers (both local and international), and engage in a research topic of your choice.
Through an interdisciplinary curriculum, you will draw from...
The full-time programme spans three consecutive semesters within a 1.5-year duration. Semesters 1 and 2 each have two 30-credit modules. In Semester 2, a 30-credit elective module option is made available to you with a choice to take the module offered by your respective programme or, in consultation with your Programme Leader, select a module offered by another MA programme. The 60-credit module in the final (3rd) semester will support you to develop a thesis or a practice-based project based...
Students who are passionate about translating their creativity into a career will thrive in our comprehensive graduate arts administration program.
Focused on applying management concepts in an arts environment, students in our program will study marketing and fundraising, build collaborative skills, and interpret financial documents. Students will also complete a consulting practicum, envisioned to create a bridge into a career in the arts and culture industry.
Studying arts management gives graduates the tools to create, develop, facilitate and evaluate cultural programs and organizations. Arts managers work in many places—art museums, historical museums, orchestras, theatre companies, foundations, dance companies, arts councils, festivals and arts education centers. Or, they work for themselves, using the skills gained in arts management to manage the business end of their own arts practices.
MCLA is one of the few institutions in the nation to...
The Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is one of the best places to get an undergraduate degree in Arts Management. Home to Mass MoCA, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Clark Art Institute, Shakespeare & Company, Barrington Stage Company, the Norman Rockwell Museum, and Jacob's Pillow, the world-class cultural economy of the Berkshires provides internships, future employment, and unlimited opportunity for learning outside the classroom. Majoring in Arts Management at MCLA...
The Arts Management & Arts Entrepreneurship major allows students to apply arts and business thinking to real-world arts business challenges in an increasingly competitive arts environment. Students will develop knowledge and skills to lead not-for-profit or for-profit enterprises in the creative economy. They will also gain an understanding of all the possible career opportunities in the arts and creative economy. The major is designed to maximize students' transferable skills so that they...