Programs

The “creative economy” is one of the fastest growing business sectors worldwide and includes the performing arts, theater, dance, music, film, TV, radio, visual arts, fashion, and even video games. Career success in this field comes through having strong management and leadership aptitude combined with a keenness for the creative arts, and building audiences for that work.

The Mercyhurst Arts Management degree program is positioned under the Institute for Arts and Culture and provides a unique academic experience that includes specialized Arts Management classes and working with world renowned artists. At Mercyhurst University you not only learn about Arts Management you actively engage in it. We build your knowledge and your resume.

Arts Management is a multidisciplinary field that unites business practices with the arts, to bring artist and audience together for a extraordinary experience. Graduates of this program will be exposed to a variety of employment prospects, as their skills as event producers are easily transferable to many occupations. As new technologies continue to remove the barriers to producing art, and social media makes reaching audiences ever easier, opportunities in arts management are growing exponentially.

Arts Management Major
Required Courses:


Credits 57
Business Core

Acct 101 Accounting I
Mgmt 120 Principle of Management
Mktg 162 Principles of Integrated Marketing
Comm 230 Principles of Public Relations
Badm 310 Business Law I
Mktg 347 Advertising and Branding Strategies
Fin 350 Financial Management
Credits 21
Arts Management Core

Amgt 101 Introduction to Arts Management
Amgt 120 Performance Production
Amgt 180/280 Arts Management Service Practicum**
Amgt 230 Fundraising for the Arts
Amgt 269 Audience Development
Amgt 330 Leadership and the Arts
Amgt 490 Current Issues in Arts Management
Credits 24
Unrestricted Electives

Credits 18

Total Credits 120 

Arts Management Minor
Required Courses:


Amgt 101 Introduction to Arts Management
Mgmt 120 Principle of Management
Mktg 162 Principles of Integrated Marketing
Acct 101 Accounting I
Comm 230 Principles of Public Relations
Amgt 230 Fundraising for the Arts
Amgt 269 Audience Development
Amgt 475 Internship
 

Events

Theatre: The Laramie Project

Dates: Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014

Location: Taylor Little Theatre

MET HD Live: Così Fan Tutte

Dates: Apr 26

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

An Afternoon of Dance

Dates: Apr 27

Location: Ridge Library Great Room, North East

MU Course Catalog
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