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Introducing a New MA Program in Arts Administration at CUNY’s Baruch College

(photo: The Chase Brock Experience)

Baruch College’s MA in Arts Administration is a leadership program for activists, educators, and managers in the arts. Pursue various tracks: Artist Manager/Agent, Theatre Producer, Gallerist/Auction House Specialist, Music Producer/Promoter, External Affairs Director, Arts Management Consultant, Museum Manager, Theatre Manager, or Nonprofit Arts Organization Manager.

Baruch College’s faculty members come from many fields, among them fine and performing arts, communication studies, public policy, accounting, management, and organization theory.

Baruch College serves part- and full-time students, many with substantial work experience in cultural institutions. Others are recent college graduates, international students, or individuals contemplating changing their careers.

  • A core curriculum, 36-credit program, focused on leadership and management in public, non-profit and commercial arts organizations.
  • Develop competence in finance, resource development, marketing, entertainment law, arts education and outreach, public policy, and advocacy, and meet with a wide range of artists, arts professionals, and civic leaders.
  • Electives encourage you to deepen your knowledge in particular fields: among them, theatre, orchestra, and museum management; artist representation; and arts education.
  • Internships offer significant responsibilities and engaged mentors.
  • A final semester consultancy with an arts organization, leading to a thesis or case study published online for use by future students and by practitioners in the field.

Visit baruch.cuny.edu for more information, or email [email protected].

Information Session Date:
Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 6:00–7:30 PM

Held at:
Baruch College, Library and Technology Building
Newman Conference Center
151 East 25 Street, NY, NY 10010