Master of Science in Arts Administration & Museum Leadership
Drexel University

Program Details

Designed specifically for working professionals, the online Master of Science in Arts Administration & Museum Leadership is available from Drexel University.  This program integrates innovative management practice, arts administration theory, and practicum into this internationally recognized art program curriculum.  Students benefit from a multi-disciplinary approach through a class structure that incorporates three integral branches of the arts: research, policy, and practice.  You will take courses that are immediately applicable to your work, in areas including:

  • Management techniques
  • Technology tools
  • Legal and ethical issues
  • Financial accounting
  • Marketing and engagement

Graduates are prepared for roles in marketing, collections and general management, development, community outreach, board relations, education, and more.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Drexel University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Students starting in the fall attend an on-campus residency.
  • Previous coursework should include two courses in any field related to museum practice, one undergraduate course in financial accounting and two years of experience working or volunteering with a museum