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Arts Extension Service: 
Undergraduate Degree in Arts Administration

Are you ready? Earn your Arts Administration degree online through the unique collaborative of the UMass Arts Extension Service and the University Without Walls degree completion program with a focus on arts administration!

The Nation’s only Online Bachelor’s Degree with an Individualized Concentration in Arts Administration

  • Learn from the best! Our instructors wrote Fundamentals of Arts Management, the textbook utilized by 45 percent of colleges and universities arts management programs.
  • Study with arts management colleagues working in a wide array of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations from around the world.
  • Take your arts management courses online and experience the convenience and opportunities this platform offers.
  • Be a leader. Earn your degree from the nation’s ONLY online Bachelor’s in arts administration!
  • Ready to register for classes?  Click on our Course Description page and follow the links to register  for University Without Walls For-Credit classes!

Use your nonprofit organization as a case study and immediately apply what you learn. Select from the following upper division courses specifically designed to help you build an area of concentration in Arts Administration.

Arts Administration courses include:

  • Introduction to Arts Management
  • Arts Marketing
  • Financial Management for the Arts 
  • Board Development
  • Arts Fundraising
  • Program Evaluation
  • Arts Education and Policy 
  • Strategic Planning
  • Arts Programming
  • Creative Economy
  • Greening Your Nonprofit Arts Organization
  • Grantwriting for the Arts
  • Foundations in Arts Entrepreneurship


Most of our classes require only one textbook, the 5th edition of our Fundamentals of Arts Management.  Additional assigned reading will be online, embedded in the courses. 

NOTE: Our Bookstore will no longer ship international orders. To order a book to be shipped overseas, please email us at:


Yes! UWW students are eligible for financial aid if they meet the same requirements applied to all UMass Amherst students. Over 50 percent of UMass Amherst students receive a financial aid award. Higher income students may be eligible for cost-effective loans.

Click here to learn more about designing your degree, final portfolio, credit transfer and CLEP testing: Arts Administration Individualized Concentration

UWW Contact information:
Arts Administration

*NOTE: Students may also access courses offered by UMass Amherst Continuing & Professional Education or regular day division courses.

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