M.A. in Business Design and Arts Leadership

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

M.A. in Business Design and Arts Leadership

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Unite arts and culture with business

A new convergence is occurring between the creative sphere and the business world. The SCAD business design and arts leadership program anticipates the growing need for a new generation of leaders who fuse original insights with strategic vision to develop thriving companies, pioneering nonprofits, and innovative arts and culture organizations. The program’s core courses establish the creative economy as context, emphasizing strategic thinking, leadership and management. University collaboration with leading creative enterprises exposes students to real-world business culture and challenges.

M.A. in business design and arts leadership

Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning

  • BDAL 701 Principles of Business Design and Arts Leadership
  • BDAL 709 Business Complexities in Creative Industries
  • BDAL 739 Funding Arts and Cultural Initiatives*
  • BDAL 745 Marketing Arts and Cultural Initiatives†
  • BDAL 746 Arts Leadership Internship‡§
  • BDAL 749 Business Design and Arts Leadership M.A. Final Project§
  • BUSI 715 Strategic Decision-making for Enterprise Success
  • BUSI 739 Funding Art and Design Ventures*
  • BUSI 745 Marketing Art and Design Ventures†
  • BUSI 746 Entrepreneurship Practicum‡
  • WRIT 743 Professional Writing for Business Applications

— 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 45 hours

Careers in business design and arts leadership

Become a museum director. Become a public relations executive. Become an arts administrator. As business and industry reliance on creative thinking and innovative problem-solving increases, so do your opportunities for a rewarding and successful career.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Museum director
  • Arts administrator
  • Public relations executive
  • Business designer
  • Chief creative officer
  • Festival/Theater Director
  • Creative entrepreneur
  • Development and fundraising officer
  • Cultural affairs director

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Ace Hardware
  • Alliance Theatre
  • Arlington Arts Center
  • Art League of Hilton Head
  • LeMay America's Car Museum
  • Orpheum Theatre
  • Savannah Magazine
  • The Thea Foundation
  • Winston-Salem Symphony
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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