Penn State Lehigh Valley announces new Bachelor of Arts in arts administration

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Penn State Lehigh Valley will offer a new four-year degree program in arts administration this fall. Successful arts administration is crucial to the continued vitality of modern cultural institutions, creative enterprises and arts organizations. The arts administration Bachelor of Arts degree program aims to produce creative and capable arts administrators who possess both aesthetic sensibilities and business acumen.

The program combines a student’s passion for the arts with significant training in management, strategic planning, marketing, development, event planning and digital communication. A broad range of on- and off-campus internships is available to offer students real-world experience in arts administration.

Potential career opportunities include events coordinator, community arts director, fine arts studio administrator, performance/entertainment agent, visual media and film manager, and museum/gallery administrator, among others.

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Dr. Elizabeth Flaherty

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Coordinator of Arts Administration

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Director of Enrollment Marketing, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Last Updated July 22, 2014