The OU Online M.A. in Arts Management offers convenience and flexibility for students working full-time. The 100% online curriculum positions graduates for career advancement and leadership in art business, art education, art management, contract writing and negotiation, for-profit and nonprofit management, financial management and budgeting, marketing, project management, organizational leadership, and more.
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Develop the skills and business knowledge to succeed in a variety of arts management disciplines. Learn arts administration, strategic thinking, fundraising, financial and budgeting management, and marketing in the arts.
Prepare to solve real-world problems through a hands-on curriculum rooted in experience and practice. Research-based practicum centered on experiential learning caters to diverse interests within and outside of the arts.
Learn in a flexible, online program designed for working adults. You’ll engage in online discussions with professors and fellow students while learning how to become a leader in a variety of arts management disciplines.
Like every OU Online program, the M.A. in Arts Management is built on the foundation of world-class University of Oklahoma faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.
Earning an M.A. in Arts Management from OU Online gives you the skills to succeed in a growing and evolving field. It also gives you access to career support and an expanded professional network as part of the global OU alumni community. Stand out where the industry is moving while enjoying the potential for higher pay, career advancement, and new opportunities.
Tuition and fees for the program are $29,950 ($985 per credit hour). Books and additional materials are not included.
Once accepted into the program, students must submit a $350 nonrefundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class. There is no application fee for this degree.
The demand for creative people with entrepreneurial and administrative skills continues to rise. The OU Online Master of Arts in Arts Management (MA AM) prepares students for careers in the creative industries, arts management, cultural tourism, and leadership roles in arts and culture-centric organizations.
The program is ideal for professionals looking to apply their passions and interests, deepen their knowledge of the arts and business management, advance their careers, and become confident leaders within their workplaces and communities.
To apply to the online Master of Arts in Arts Management program, you must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university (or the international equivalent).
In addition to completing an online application, you will need to provide the following:
The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before the start of classes. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks of submitting a completed application.
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Every OU Online program is built on the foundation of world-class faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.
When you graduate from an OU Online program, you’ll join the network of 250,000 OU alumni and be forever part of the OU family. Become part of the tradition of excellence that OU has established in its 130-year history.