Arts Administration Graduate Programs

  • Quality professional education, convenient schedules

    The part-time, evening Master of Science in Arts Administration program at BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) prepares you to manage visual arts, performing arts, and arts service organizations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

  • Engaged faculty, powerful networks

    MET’s Arts Administration faculty comprise leading professionals, artists, and practitioners who will ensure that you have expertise in the most current challenges, trends, and best practices in the field—not to mention invaluable networking opportunities.

  • Academic excellence, international recognition

    A BU degree is highly respected, and can open doors to a promotion, a better job, or a new career. The University is ranked 41st in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and 50th in the world by Times Higher Education.

Arts Administration Programs

From renowned symphony orchestras and established museums to local community theatres and upstart galleries, the organizations that bring the arts to the public are crucial to a rich and diverse cultural life. As an arts administration professional, you can help arts organizations achieve their missions—whether local, national, or global.

Our interdisciplinary curriculum is grounded in the realities of today’s arts organizations, emphasizing creativity, economic problem solving, internationalism, and a commitment to the new technologies of our age. We also provide internship opportunities in a broad range of host institutions.

Learn more about the Master of Science in Arts Administration program at Metropolitan College—as well as graduate certificate programs in arts administration and fundraising:

  • Master of Science in Arts Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management

Metropolitan College

One of Boston University’s 17 schools and colleges, Metropolitan College offers more than 60 part-time and full-time degree and certificate programs in the evening, online, and in blended formats.

Accredited bythe New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Metropolitan College, as part of Boston University, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., one of six nationally recognized accrediting agencies.