Online Certificate in Arts Management

Turn your passion into your profession. Earn a certificate in arts management.


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 and practitioners in their respective fields.

Fully online with no residency requirement, UMass Amherst's online Arts Management Core Certificate offers you flexibility and individual attention within a collaborative environment. 

Designed for aspiring leaders in the field by the renowned UMass Arts Extension Service (AES), the four-course Arts Management Core 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 14 different courses, tailoring the certificate to meet your needs, experience, and areas of interest.


Tailored for You

Aspiring arts manager or seasoned leader looking to hone your skills?

UMass Amherst offers courses of study that will meet your career goals.

Flexible & Focused

Choose from a range of courses with a focus on arts management.

Online through UMass Arts Extension Service (AES).


Channel your passion in a variety of directions.

Nonprofit arts administration, performance programming, museum management, and more.

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