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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

Arts Management


  • Oxford
  • Co-Major
  • On Campus
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Become a Leader in the Creative Economy

The co-major in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship was developed because students wanted more depth in their studies in this innovative field that combines artistic practice with foundational skills in arts management, business, creativity, and innovation in the arts.

Contact Info

Todd Stuart

Director of Arts Management and Arts Entrepreneurship, Lead Program Advisor

College of Creative Arts

420 S. Patterson, Oxford, OH 45056


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Curriculum and Courses

In this program, we are training artists, arts managers, arts leaders, arts entrepreneurs, and arts lovers to enter an industry that ranks 3rd, trailing only Healthcare and Retail, in contributions (GDP) to the national economy contributing almost a billion dollars in 2019. There are great jobs in the Arts. Our courses are designed to gain an in-depth understanding of the field and also teach students transferable skills such as creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration so they are prepared for the future. Source: National Endowment for the Arts

  • CCA 101 The Entrepreneurial Artist
  • CCA 302 Marketing in the Arts
  • CCA 308 Policy and Advocacy in the Arts
  • CCA 401 Strategic Innovation in the Arts
  • CCA 202 Introduction to Music Business

At Miami, there is something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

Students can pursue many different careers in the arts post-graduation. Students learn skills that help them as free-lance artists. They also take coursework that prepares them to enter an arts organization in policy, management, marketing, development, and event planning among others. Students also pursue advanced degrees.

Additional Opportunities

Study away opportunities in Theatre Producing in New York City and Music Business in Nashville.

  • Internships

    Gain professional, hands-on experiences at some of the most prestigious arts organizations in the country.

    Internship Opportunities
  • Graduate Studies

    Find the advanced degree program that’s right for you.

    Graduate Programs
  • Student Engagement

    Art is an important way of connecting the world and sharing our experiences and perspectives, so even if you’re not a creator, you can still engage in the arts through this program.

    Our Thriving Community

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data


Megan Bowers class of 2019
  • The arts management program was the perfect way to combine my passion for theatre with my interest in marketing. Working with students from all arts disciplines expanded my way of thinking and helped me see the world through a new lens.

    Megan Bowers, '19
    Marketing Associate, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Admission and Aid

This is Where Your Journey to Miami University Begins.

Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

You must be concurrently enrolled in and must complete another major at Miami University.

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