MA in Arts Administration

The MA in Arts Administration is a graduate program designed for busy people who want to:

  • learn from national arts leaders
  • develop a strong, national network
  • be inspired by a community of mentors and peers
  • enhance their careers
  • enjoy the flexibility to live and learn from anywhere in the world

A Day in the Life: Tony Montenieri '18

M.A.A.A. student Tony Montenieri '18 recently took over the Goucher College Snapchat to share a day in the life of a Goucher graduate student and a working arts administration professional.

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Learn where you are

  • Keep your job or change careers while you earn your graduate degree
  • Limited-residency format
  • Flexible classes online           

Study with national leaders

  • Faculty are national leaders working in the arts
  • Classes are practical and immediately applicable
  • Personal attention from faculty is unmatched

Network and connect

  • Establish professional relationships with faculty, guest speakers, and alumni
  • Work collaboratively and build lifetime connections
  • Facilitate a career change or enhance your work in theatre, dance, music, museums, arts centers, galleries, colleges, arts advocacy organizations, arts education, and arts service

Details

  • Designed for those who want to learn while also working full-time
  • Application requirement: undergrad degree
  • Structure: Residency on campus for 12 days in July; fall and spring semesters online
  • Scholarships available

Courses Include

Marketing, Finance, Fund Development, Grantsmanship, Arts and Public Policy, Leadership, Law in the Arts, Managing Performing Arts Organizations, Managing Visual Arts Organizations, New Ventures in the Arts/ Entrepreneurship, Cultural Ecosystems, International Arts Policy 


Our M.A. in Arts Administration offers scholarships, engaged faculty, and lasting relationships. If you have any questions, please contact the MAAA program director, Ramona Baker, at ramona.baker@goucher.edu.

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    WATCH NOW: "I've gotten something useful out of every class that I've taken in this program so far." -Andrew Woodard '18 | M.A. in Arts Administration

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    WATCH NOW: "I was really drawn to Goucher's masters program because of its flexibility." -Nikki Lekhy '17 | M.A. in Arts Administration