Earn a certificate in Arts Administration from Sheridan College.

Arts Administration

Arts administration, also called arts management, is a field of study providing graduates with the tools to create, develop, facilitate, and evaluate arts and cultural programs and organizations. Arts management offers a viable and rewarding career path for thousands of people across the globe.

The certificate in arts administration will provide a personalized, interdisciplinary education in arts administration, developing well-rounded professionals employable in any arts discipline.

Why Sheridan College?

  • Apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to external experiential learning opportunities.
  • Our Arts Administration program is the only one in the region.
  • Learn from nationally recognized instructors in a state-of-the-art facility – Whitney Center for the Arts.

Industry Outlook

According to Americans for the Arts, 702,771 businesses are involved in the creation or distribution of the arts in the U.S., and they collectively employ 2.9 million people. Moreover, the National Endowment for the Arts reports that the non-profit arts sector generates $135 billion for the economy, which has led to 4.1 million jobs.

Careers and Opportunities

Arts Administration graduates find employment in a variety of fields. Earning a Certificate of Arts Administration from Sheridan College will allow you to work in marketing, management, educational outreach, fundraising, community arts, and more. Arts Administrators work in:

  • Museums
  • Think Tanks
  • Artist Residencies
  • Galleries
  • Festivals
  • Orchestras
  • Foundations
  • Arts Councils
  • Theater Companies
  • Dance Companies
  • Presenting Organizations
  • Opera Companies
  • Cultural Ministries
  • Arts Education Centers