Arts management matters because the arts manager is the final mediator between art and the public. The challenge for us today is to find ways of forging independent links between each artwork and its true audience, while negotiating the increasingly complex legal, political and economic bonds that now constrain the management of the arts. The intention of UB's graduate Arts Management Program is to equip students to become effective arts managers. The curriculum is designed to increase the student's ability to identify and solve the complex, interdisciplinary problems and tensions that are inherent in the areas of arts management and cultural policy making. The UB program involves close study of Law and Management, allied to contemporary practice. It is a Signature Center of the College of Arts and Sciences.
The Program is a member of the European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centers (ENCATC), the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). We are an accredited program through the University at Buffalo (SUNY).
International Student Requirements:
International students will also need to submit the following information.
1. English Language Proficiency Scores (TOEFL: Preferably 250 CAT/600 paper/ 100 iBT; IELTS: 7.0 Overall/ 6.5 individual band score minimum). Institution code: 2925, department code: 99.
2. UB Financial Form
3. Supporting bank statements
4. English translation of transcript
5. Copy of first page of current passport
Facts & Figures
International Financial Aid:
# of Credits Required:
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate):