Graduate Admissions

Business & Entrepreneurship, MAM

Application Deadline: January 15, 2014

48 Credit Hours

Master of Arts Management (MAM)

Columbia College Chicago’s Business & Entrepreneurship Master of Arts Management program prepares students who have a passion for the arts to assume leadership roles in the field. Students will learn to investigate, analyze, and prepare for the exciting and complex world of arts, entertainment, and media management. The program offers candidates the choice to take classes in Arts Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management; Media Management; Music Business Management; Live & Performing Arts Management; and Visual Arts Management.

prepares students who have a passion for the arts to assume leadership roles in the field

Individually Focused Study

Students are guided through a core curriculum that combines the study of financial, legal, marketing, organizational and strategic concepts with courses designed to parallel their artistic interests.  Faculty consists of successful arts managers themselves, as well as working artists.  In addition to well-versed faculty, the Master of Arts Management program boasts strong and tightly bonded cohorts bringing together professionals with a wide range of experiences.  This offers students the added bonus of learning from their peers.

combines the study of financial, legal, marketing, organizational and strategic concepts with courses designed to parallel their artistic interests

Professional Experience

Based in the culturally diverse city that is Chicago, the Master of Arts Management program at Columbia College Chicago offers students the opportunity to acquire professional field experience and form relationships with industry contacts while in their program by participating in internships.  This invaluable experience positions graduates of the program above their competition in the job market. 

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