Claremont Graduate University

MA - Arts Management


1017 N. Dartmouth Ave.

Claremont, CA 91711

United States


1-909-625-8767, ext.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

In a historic collaboration between Sotheby’s Institute of Art, The Getty Leadership Institute, and the School of Arts and Humanities at Claremont Graduate University, The Center for Management in the Creative Industries at CGU’s Drucker School of Management brings together core values and a unique philosophy about leadership and management in the arts. Convening key partners, distinguished faculty, and industry professionals, the CMCI provides management education and privileged access to students who aspire to success in the creative fields – as makers, producers and leaders.

Graduates of the CMCI’s Master’s programs are well prepared to enter the creative industries workforce and to reshape it. From performing art centers to auction houses, from private museums to public art projects, CMCI graduates can be found in a wide array of creative organizations where they foster important work in art and culture for both public and private consumption.

At the heart of the CMCI’s programs is The Drucker School’s core courses in management, which include finance and accounting, marketing, and strategy: the fundamentals of elite business education.

Students may choose concentrations in one of three areas: Art Museum Management, nonprofit arts management and media, entertainment, performing arts.


Claremont Graduate University is the accrediting institution

International Student Requirements:

" Applicants with international credentials must submit academic records in both their original language and literal English translation. INTERNATIONAL CANDIDATES AND TOEFL/IELTS REQUIREMENTS CGU does require an English language Proficiency Exam for non-native English speakers. We require the following exam scores: IELTS level 7 TOEFL 100 IBT for the internet based exam If you have received an undergraduate degree from an Institute where you were taught in English it may be possible to waive the English language Proficiency Exam, upon review of your application. International candidates whose scores do not meet the above requirement but who demonstrate good English communication skills in their interviews may be admitted contingent upon enrollment in one of the following programs provided by CGU: • International Fellows Program • Foundations in Graduate Writing"

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 2015-16 tuition per semester: $28,688 $57,376 - year USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 2015-16 tuition per semester: $28,688 $57,376 - year USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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