Arts Administration prepares students to undertake entrepreneurial business endeavors in the arts– whether that applies to managing developing artists or leading and operating visual and performance-related outlets. An Accelerated M.B.A. option provides an opportunity to enroll in graduate courses during senior year and then complete a Masters of Business Administration in one additional year after graduation with the B.A. in Arts Administration. The M.B.A. coursework is available both in face to face classes or fully online.
Students in the Arts Administration program have the opportunity to select a track within the disciplines of the college– Art, Dance, Theatre Arts or Music. While taking classes in the selected track, students also take classes in leadership, communication, marketing, accounting, grant writing, public organization and others.
Scholarships & Tuition Waivers
Incoming freshman are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are four scholarships specific to the Department of Art.
Arts Administration career opportunities include:
- Collections Management
- Exhibit Design/Preparation
- Archive Management
- Theater Company Manager
- Dance Studio Owner
- Non-Profit Director
- Self-employed/freelance work
Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.