M.A. Online

Arts Administration

University of Kentucky

12 months
700 USD/credit 25200 USD/year
700 USD/credit 25200 USD/year
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Prepares the next generation of arts leaders through its innovative online MA in Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky.


This online MA in Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky program is designed for working professionals who want to acquire the leadership and management skills for today’s arts organizations.  require but need flexibility to balance school, work, and family obligations.

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

Design programs and strategies in order to engage with stakeholders, donors, patrons, and communitiesSolve problems through quantitative and qualitative research and conceptual analysisUtilize industry-standard software programs to create compelling messages in a variety of mediums.Draw on your new knowledge of the cultural sector to initiate change in the artsTranscend traditional modes and mechanisms in order to innovatively collaborate with peer colleagues, industry professionals, and faculty

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Arts and Artists in Society
  • Arts Administration Technologies
  • Management and Leadership in the Arts
  • Financial Management for Arts Organizations
  • Marketing Research and Planning for Arts Organizations
  • Principles of Fundraising
  • The Arts and the Law
  • Creating and Evaluating New Arts Programs
  • Marketing Strategies and Applications for Arts Organizations
  • Fundraising Techniques

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants may submit unofficial transcripts for all university and college degrees earned. Upon acceptance, official transcripts are required. .
  • Please submit a resume (no more than two pages in length) indicating your education, professional and volunteer experience, accomplishments and qualifications for graduate study.
  • A statement of purpose (one page, single-spaced) indicating the reasons for your interest in graduate study in Arts Administration at UK and what they hope to accomplish with their degree. 
  • Writing samples (10-15 pages) that preferably would include at least one sample of research writing (college-level or above) but may also include professional writing samples that demonstrate critical and analytical thinking.
  • Two letters of recommendation addressing the applicant's qualifications for graduate work and proclivity for the field of arts administration.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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