Daemen College Offering Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Arts Administration

Daemen College Offering Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Arts Administration

 

September 23, 2011

 

For Information

Contact:          Dr. Robert Waterhouse

      Asst. Professor, Theatre

      and Director, Arts Administration Program

      Department of Visual and Performing Arts

  Daemen College

      716.516.7826

      rwaterho@daemen.edu 

 

            Daemen College is offering a Bachelor of Science in Arts Administration degree, with an option for a Master of Science in Arts Administration. The M.S. degree may be completed in a year; students entering the degree program as undergraduates will be encouraged to pursue the option of taking an additional year to complete the graduate-level degree.

 

           High school graduates enrolling in the B.S. degree program, and undergraduates entering the Master’s level degree, should be in good academic standing. Graduate students enrolling for the MS should have a demonstrable interest in the arts; possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution; and completed prerequisite studies in Arts and Business Administration as specified by the Arts Administration director.

         

           “The Daemen Visual and Performing Arts Department is offering this program with the goal of expanding the range of career options available to students who are passionate about the arts,” noted Daemen Assistant Professor of Theater Arts and Arts Administration Program Director Robert  Waterhouse.

 

           “Additionally, the Department has strong links to a wide network of arts organizations and not-for-profit organizations, both nationally and internationally, many of whom seek qualified, enthusiastic administrators. Graduates possessing this degree will be very well-positioned for career advancement with a wide range of arts organizations.

          

           Note: Complete information on the Bachelor of Science in Arts Administration degree, and the Master of Science in Arts Administration degree can be obtained at the Daemen College Graduate Open House, Wednesday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m.

 

           High school graduates enrolling in the B.S. degree program, and undergraduates entering the Master’s level degree, should be in good academic standing. Graduate students enrolling for the MS should have a demonstrable interest in the arts; possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution; and completed prerequisite studies in Arts and Business Administration as specified by the Arts Administration director.

 

           The B.S. and M.S. degrees are especially well-suited to young people who have an interest the arts and a flair for organization and collaboration, but who may not desire a career as a practicing artist. Moreover, the Daemen College Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Arts Administration degrees will appeal to individuals with a desire to work with one of the thousands of not-for-profit institutions, large and small, which exist to enrich the cultural landscape nationwide. Graduates of the program will be eligible to apply for a variety of positions including curators; education directors; marketing directors; theatre managers; audience development directors; acquisitions staff; and public relations officers.

          

           For information on the Daemen College Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Arts Administration degrees, contact: 

 

 

Dr. Robert Waterhouse, Assistant Professor, Theatre, and Director, Arts Administration Program, Daemen Department of Visual and Performing Arts, at 716.516.7826, or e-mail rwaterho@daemen.edu.   

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