Performing Arts Administration

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New York University

Use your knowledge of the performing arts to become a leader in the industry through comprehensive training, including intensive interdisciplinary courses in business and philanthropic development at NYU Stern and NYU Wagner. Our seasoned faculty and community of innovators equips graduates with skills that lead to diverse positions at some of the world’s greatest institutions.

Goals and Objectives

Build on your performing arts background and prepare for a leadership role in national and international performing arts organizations. You’ll combine intensive study with internships at leading New York City organizations. Learn how to imagine creative solutions to emergent problems, think critically, communicate effectively, and manage both human and material resources.


Program curriculum provides students a well rounded experience in the performing arts administration field. Core courses include Environment of Performing Arts Administration, Principles & Practices of Performing Arts Administration, Law and the Performing Arts, Development for the Performing Arts, Marketing the Performing Arts, Planning and Finance in the Performing Arts as well as leadership, marketing and finance courses from NYU Stern and/or Wagner. Students will also be required to take 3 credits of Internship. A wide variety of electives along with study abroad opportunities are also available for students to choose from to further develop their career goals.


In addition to an online application, students must also submit a resume, statement of purpose, two letters of recommendation, transcripts, and proficiency in English if applicable.

New York University

Dr. Richard Maloney

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 212-998-5424

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