Students studying arts administration will learn the importance of leadership roles
that arts executives play in the non-profit arts fields of music, dance, theater and
visual arts. Combining artistic sensibility with business acumen, students will examine
the foundations of non-profit arts organizations including mission development, board
governance, marketing and new media, fundraising and philanthropy, non-profit organizational
structure as well as other areas essential to the operation of a non-profit arts organization.
Other types of arts organizations may also be studied including commercial enterprises
A minor in Arts Administration provides a student with the skills to support the arts through marketing, ticket sales, fundraising, staff organization, audience participation and venue management.