Masters of Arts
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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Arts studies incorporates a variety of art forms, including film, visual art, music, and theater. Some art programs will focus on one specific area while others will give students an overall education of the arts.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University

A program for students with a strong background in the arts or humanities who want to combine management, policy, and decision-making training with advanced study in the ... [+]

The Master of Arts and Cultural Management ( MAACM ) is a joint program between the Drucker School and the School of the Arts and Humanities. It is an applied program, designed for students with a strong background in the arts or humanities who want to combine management, policy, and decision-making training with advanced study in the humanities.At Claremont Graduate University, you will be part of the dynamic culture of Los Angeles and its surrounding communities. Issues that most concern the global community of arts and cultural policy, now and for the future, are part of the unique cultural landscape of the greater Los Angeles area. As an art and cultural manager, you must be able to function as a community leader, planner, educator, facilitator, and fund-raiser. You must know how to interpret, influence, and formulate art and cultural policies and advocate the value and missions of an organization to diverse constituencies including artists, business people, government officers, and members of local communities.Our program in arts and cultural management strives to achieve the optimal balance of advanced study in arts and cultural theory, policy, management, and hands-on experience. Internships, practical research on life issues, and a faculty engaged in the community-at-large provide a unique opportunity to master the skills and knowledge required of leaders in arts and cultural management.... [-]

USA Claremont
September 2020
Winthrop University Online

Winthrop University's Master of Arts in Arts Administration combines current theory, academic research and applied practice to develop effective leaders who can work with ... [+]

Winthrop University's online Master of Arts in Arts Administration (M.A.A.A.) program gives you a solid toolkit for advancement in the arts. It combines current theory, academic research and applied practice to develop effective leaders who can work with skill, creative initiative and integrity in nonprofit arts environments.

Supportive: Receive one-on-one support from a dedicated faculty mentor throughout the program. Professional: Guided by your mentor, create a professional development plan focused on leveraging what you've learned to expand and enrich your career advancement opportunities upon graduation. Career-Focused: Receive job placement assistance from the program director and faculty and explore job opportunities through networking. Practical: Complete a culminating capstone project with support from faculty mentors and capstone committee members. Current: Learn from faculty who currently work in arts administration with specialized expertise in marketing, law, grant-writing, advocacy, and leadership. Convenient: Have the option to complete your two required fieldwork courses at your current nonprofit employer or volunteer organization. Learning Outcomes ... [-]
USA Rock Hill
January 2020
NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development

Prepare for leadership positions with arts institutions – both non-profit and for-profit. Learn new approaches for encouraging art access and participation, acquire busin ... [+]


Established in 1971, the MA program in Visual Arts Administration was the first in the nation to focus specifically on management careers in the visual arts, in both traditional and alternative contexts. Taking into account the cultural and economic impact of the visual arts, nationally and internationally, as well as the challenges facing the arts today, the program prepares students to become leaders in a broad range of arts organizations.The Visual Arts Administration MA program addresses the whole art ecology, including the cultural environment in which art and arts organizations operate; the role of the artist in society; how artwork is documented, presented and interpreted; the structure and management of organizations that display artwork – both non-profit and for-profit; and the role of art theorists, critics, curators, and collectors. The program curriculum also considers how education in arts organizations expands knowledge and builds audiences, the increasing role of art in urban development and public spaces, and new approaches and tools for encouraging access and participation. A strong emphasis is placed on acquiring the theoretical and practical tools for fundraising, financial management, marketing, and knowledge of new media and technology in the visual arts. While the program is primarily oriented toward the non-profit segment of the field, it also offers a strong for-profit concentration.Emphasis is placed on collaboration across the visual arts administration field. The program takes advantage of its position in New York City to utilize the variety of arts organizations and professionals available through case studies, focus groups,... [-]

USA New York
September 2020
2 - 6 years