Careers

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH AN ARTS MANAGEMENT DEGREE?

The demand for creative people with entrepreneurial and administrative skills is on the rise. Organizations in a wide array of fields are looking for leaders who can think differently, integrate knowledge across disciplines, spot and solve problems, and generate new ideas.

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POSSIBLE CAREER OPTIONS

Funky Forest at Museum in Fort Collins
Photo provided by the City of Fort Collins
  • Executive Director
  • Artistic Director
  • Program and Project Directors
  • Development Director
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Exhibition Planner
  • Financial Manager
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Box Office Manager
  • Community and Corporate Relations Manager
  • Manager of Artistic Outreach
  • Donor Relations Manager
  • Grants Manager
  • Director of Patron Services
  • Facility Manager

OTHER CAREERS OPPORTUNITIES

  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Convention Planner
  • Contract Music Director
  • Community Advocacy
  • Non-profit administration
  • Project Assistant
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Arts and Social Justice Leader
  • International Arts Organization Administrators
  • Fine Arts and Performing Arts Teachers
  • Fine Arts Administration
  • Executive Director
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Convention Planner
  • Contract Music Director
  • Community Advocacy
  • Non-profit administration
  • Project Assistant
  • Operations Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Arts and Social Justice Leader
  • International Arts Organization Administrators
  • Fine Arts and Performing Arts Teachers
  • Fine Arts Administration
  • Executive Director

CURRENT EMPLOYERS OF ARTS MANAGEMENT GRADUATES

  • Omaha Opera
  • Fort Collins Discovery Museum Events Coordinator
  • Production Manager, Tacoma Opera
  • Tulsa Youth Symphony
  • Public Art & Cultural Commission-City of Asheville
  • Salt Lake City Symphony and Opera - development
  • International Arts Organization Administrators
  • Graphic Designer, Salt Lake City Community College
  • Production Manager, Tacoma Opera,
  • Personnel Manager, Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Director of Operations and Creative Strategies, Street
  • Dog Coalition
  • Event Manager, AEC Tech
  • Festival Manager, Crested Butte Film Festival
  • Community Engagement Coordinator, Walt Disney Company
  • Corporate Relations Manager, Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities
  • Program and Operations Manager, Association of Arts
  • Administration Educators
  • Catering Events Manager, Embassy Suites

EARN YOUR ARTS MANAGEMENT DEGREE ONLINE

Use your creative talents and develop new skills to meet the rising demand for arts management professionals, creative entrepreneurs, and leaders in cultural community development. Colorado State University's Master of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management is offered online in a flexible format designed for busy creatives.