What Sets UM-Flint's Arts Administration (MA) Program Apart?
Today’s expanding world of performance and visual arts requires leadership with vision. Transform your passion for the arts into a rewarding professional career as a manager, collaborator, and leader. Offered through the renowned Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies at the University of Michigan, this degree allows you to pursue a career in the field that fits your interests. You’ll earn a Master of Arts in Arts Administration from a school that offers a wide range of learning experiences in partnership with the area’s leading arts institutions. You’ll emerge from the program well prepared to assume a leadership role in an array of professional capacities.
FLEXIBLE TO FIT YOUR SCHEDULE
This two-year, part-time program offers evening classes to help you make the most of your time while juggling career, family, and other responsibilities.
REACH YOUR GOALS
The program offers a choice of two learning paths to suit your career aspirations and interests. The Museum and Visual Arts track prepares students for management roles in a gallery, museum, or other visual arts organizations. The Performance track prepares students to advance as leaders in the fields of dance, music, and theatre.
Scholarships and Research Assistantships
At the University of Michigan-Flint, we want you to focus on starting your university experience strong. That’s why we offer scholarships and research assistantships to new Arts Administration (MA) students. Click here to learn more.
Our expert faculty that teach within the Master of Arts in Arts Administration program bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their classrooms. Our faculty members are passionate about the subjects they teach, and will encourage and support your vision and professional goals. They also remain available and accessible beyond the classroom.
The city of Flint’s rich and diverse arts community is an invaluable source of inspiration, information, and ideas. UM-Flint’s longstanding relationship with such community partners as the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Institute of Music, Sloan Museum, and others provides our students with endless opportunities to explore new possibilities. Also, as part of the world renowned University of Michigan system, UM-Flint can tap additional resources, expertise, and contacts at our sister campuses in Dearborn and Ann Arbor to assist our students, their research, and other initiatives.
The Master of Arts in Arts Administration will prepare you for leadership roles in organizations such as arts centers, choruses, government, museums, opera companies, symphony orchestras and private arts agencies, arts councils, community arts programs, and more. The program enables you to develop your fiscal, marketing, and management skills, and become a valued and effective leader in your company or organization.