Arts Management (co-major)


No specific degree is designated for this co-major. Students select another major at Miami (receiving the degree designation of that major) and choose Arts Management as a second major.

What is Arts Management (co-major)?

Given the challenges for artists and arts organizations to survive in an increasingly competitive business environment, the need for educated arts managers is increasing. The practice of Arts Management is a synthesis of art, creativity, innovation, management, and entrepreneurship.

What are the features of Miami’s program?

The major will prepare students to balance aesthetic understanding with specialized skills in generating income, managing boards, stimulating public access, and sustaining the mission and vision of organizations whose primary purpose is the delivery, presentation, and preservation of arts and culture.

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

A minimum 2.0 GPA is required for all courses in this major. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit).

What courses would I take?

Students will take courses in creativity, innovation, design thinking, arts management, and strategic planning in the arts.  Students may take courses in arts marketing, arts entrepreneurship, financial management for the arts, or arts venture creation.  Students will complete an art management practicum or internship and choose one of the following tracks to pursue: General Business, Miami PRIME Business Intensive, Entrepreneurship, and Creative Arts (Creative Arts track required for FSB majors).

Full program requirements for the Arts Management Co-Major»

What can I do with this major?

These skills are applicable to arts councils, museums, community art centers, galleries, orchestras, theatres, creative enterprises or starting an arts venture.

Who can I contact for more information?

College of Creative Arts
Todd Stuart, Director of Arts Management
228 Center for the Performing Arts