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Arts Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Elon, NC, United States
The Arts Administration major at Elon University is built on a multidisciplinary approach, combining a strong core rooted in arts administration approaches to management, legal issues and marketing with a management/business component, and a concentration in the student’s chosen art form (i.e. art, art history, music or performing arts).
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Students graduating with this Arts Administration major at Elon University are well prepared through the coursework and their internship experiences to enter the professional artistic field and employ their expertise to bring artistic events to the public. Similarly, they may also choose to enter a graduate program in arts administration to hone their skills and seek more specialized positions with the arts administration profession.

The degree is comprised of three major components: 1) specific courses in Arts Administration, 2) managerial courses taken from the Love School of Business and the Department of English, and 3) a disciplinary specific concentration taken from Art and Art History, Music or Performing Arts. The program could be completed with a minimum of 56 sh (e.g., the Arts Administration component, the 16 sh Management component, and a 20 sh minor in an art form) or a maximum of 66-70 sh (e.g., the Arts Administration component, the 20-24 sh Management minor, and a 26 sh minor in Music Technology), depending on what students select for the different components.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction To Arts Administration
  • Approaches To Art Administration
  • Arts Administration Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Completed application and nonrefundable $60 fee
  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT or ACT scores (optional)
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Completed School Report (included in the application)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37921 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37921 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37921 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37921 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Elon

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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