Online Degree or Certificate in Arts Management

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Finish your degree or earn a certificate in arts management.

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Study with peers from across the country and around the world in dynamic classes designed to build a foundation of knowledge, or advance your career. Further your success by studying with instructors who are nationally-recognized leaders actively practicing in their respective fields.

Fully online with no residency requirement, UMass Amherst's online Arts Management Core Certificate and degree completion program offer you flexibility and individual attention within a collaborative environment. Tell us which program best suits you:

Core Certificate in Arts Management

Designed for aspiring leaders in the field by the renowned UMass Arts Extension Service (AES), this four-course certificate offers a flexible way to build a foundation of core elements in arts management: fundraising, marketing, and financial management. There is no application process, and you can choose from fourteen different courses, tailoring the certificate to meet your needs, experience, and areas of interest.

Bachelor's Degree focused in Arts Management

Position yourself for professional success in nonprofit arts administration, gallery management, or other aspects of the art world with the nation's only 100% online bachelor degree program with a focus in arts management. Offered in conjunction with AES, UMass Amherst University Without Walls (UWW) Arts Management degree completion program centers around small, interactive courses and applied learning using case studies or your own arts-based business or organization.



Whether you are an aspiring arts manager or a seasoned leader looking to hone your skills, UMass Amherst offers courses of study that will meet your career goals.


UMass Amherst online interdisciplinary studies let you choose from a range of academic fields with a focus on arts management.


Channel your passion in a variety of directions: non-profit arts administration to performance programming, museum management and more at UMass Amherst.