University of Oregon

School of Architecture and Allied Arts

Arts and Administration


1585 E 13th Ave.

Eugene, OR 97403

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Museum Studies Certificate; Festival and Events Management Certificate; Nonprofit Management Certificate, Arts and Administration, specializing in museum studies, performance management, or community arts.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Arts management is a multidisciplinary field, focused on informing cultural sector administrative policy, research, and education. It prepares and inspires leaders based on the belief that professional arts managers must be familiar with the social, cultural, economic, political, technical, and ethical contexts in which the arts flourish. Mission Statement: "We educate cultural sector leadres and participants to make a difference in communities." Degree Objectives include: Prepare students for leadership roles in professional positions as managers, policy makers, and analysts in international, national, and regional public and private arts organizations; Provide professional experience through a field-based internship designed to enhance the ability of graduates to move into professional positions; Facilitate the development of individual research projects that contribute to the body of knowledge regarding the theory and practice of cultural arts policy and management in the era of dynamic sociocultural change; Provide development opportunities for current professionals to enhance their knowledge and skills; and, Provide students with professional expertise in software applications and electronic communication to enhance their management skills.

International Student Requirements:

A minimum TOEFL score of 575 (paper), 233 (computer) or 88 (internet) for admission consideration is required for all international students.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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