24 months
48718 USD/year
48718 USD/year
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This MA Arts Management and Entrepreneurship from The New School enables you to deepen your abilities as a performer while gaining knowledge and skills that prepare you for a diverse range of career options in performing arts management, arts administration, entrepreneurship, arts education, cultural policy and advocacy, and arts philanthropy.

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Develop the skills you need to thrive as an artist, adding to your talents as a musician, composer, actor, director, playwright, or multidisciplinary artist at this MA Arts Management and Entrepreneurship from The New School .

Program Highlights

  • Career-Driven Projects

    Continue developing as an artist and execute projects designed to further your personal career goals.

  • Arts Industry Insights

    Learn about legal issues, finance, marketing, and business models in the cultural and creative industries.

  • Social Impact

    Investigate the many ways artists make a living while fostering community change and development.

  • Real-World Relevance

    Learn from pioneering artist-entrepreneurs and arts leaders, who provide real-world insights and connections.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Marketing for the Arts
  • Artists and Community Change
  • The Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Entrepreneurship in Production and Creation
  • Entrepreneurial Incubator 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Priority Deadline: January 15; rolling admission after this date.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a statement of purpose of approximately 1,000 words addressing why you have chosen arts management and entrepreneurship as your proposed field of study; whether you have field experience that would contribute to your prospective studies; and, your post-graduation plans.

A portfolio must be submitted with your application. Your portfolio will be evaluated in three areas:

  • Artistic skills
  • Entrepreneurialism, leadership, or management skills
  • Socially engaged practice or social justice values/goals
A current résumé.

A cover letter

  • Two letters of recommendation are required. Recommenders must submit their recommendations online. Instructions are included in the online application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24359 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    48718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24359 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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