Arts Management

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About the Program

The C-SC Arts Management degree is an interdisciplinary degree focused on fine arts, business and communication. Whether your dream is to run a theatre company, manage a gallery or be the creative force behind the scenes, our expert faculty will prepare you for success in a way no other college can. Our program boasts highly marketable graduates in a variety of fields, including fine arts, business and management.

What Makes the Program Distinctive?

C-SC’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in arts management degree is one of only a few offered in the country. Arts management minors include art, business, communication, digital media arts, music, theatre and more. Practical experience is required for your degree. Our students have completed internships at places like the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Walt Disney World and the Titanic Museum. At C-SC there’s no waiting to perform and no freshman freeze. From your first day on campus, you can be a part of any number of fine arts offerings.

Beyond the Classroom

Student Run Clubs: Theta Alpha Phi, Theatre Honor Fraternity
Honor Societies: Theta Alpha Phi, Lambda Pi Eta
Professional Experiences: All Arts Management students complete a professional internship in their chosen focus area of study.
Travel Study Courses: ARM 355 travels to various businesses, arts facilities and performance spaces as an experiential course. Other courses within the minor areas of study also travel.
Creative Expression: Students get experience in art, music and theatre through courses and campus opportunities with the fine arts department.
Awards and Recognition: Our department and faculty are regularly recognized for their work by the Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival. Students have been recognized for their outstanding work in the areas of design, acting, directing and stage management.

After C-SC

Graduates go on to: perform, manage museums, banks, tourism areas and hotels, open successful photography and webpage businesses and manage the Missouri Arts Council

C-SC Rranked #1 in Missouri as Best College for Employment according to Zippia, Inc.

“As an Arts Management major, I’m able to explore many of my different interests such as theatre and media communication. With an advisor like Dr. Heaton helping me unleash my creative side, I know I will have a successful, lifelong career with a major I’m passionate about!”
–Caylee Reeves ’20


Can you minor in this program?

Emphasis within the major:
Art, Theatre, Music, Business or Communication


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For more information, contact:
Dr. Haidee Heaton
Professor of Theatre
Chair, Department of Theatre
Phone: 573-288-6434


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