Program Overview

The Art Administration program is intended for students with an interest in the visual and performing arts and a desire to pursue careers in the administration or management of arts organizations such as museums, theater companies, orchestras, and choruses.  The program combines a broad exposure to the arts with significant training in management, marketing, event planning, strategic planning writing, development, and digital communication.

Delivery:

On Campus

Average Class Size:

13

Faculty Count:

5

Scholarships:

Mitchell Scholarship

Program Goals

Our art administration program provides students with a balanced education, focusing on the business and management side of the arts. This program has a heavy emphasis on business topics of accounting, marketing, management, and economics while also educating students on different artistic principles and methods.

Career Outlook

Graduates of the art administration program at Spring Hill College can pursue careers in arts management, marketing, and communications. This is a great opportunity for students to gain real-world experience while also developing a personal artistic portfolio. The skills graduates learn will be applicable to a variety of professional fields of work. 

Testimonial

“SHC’s focus on service brought new meaning to my art, as well as my view on the larger community. I share this same philosophy with my students today.” — Grant Benoit

Faculty

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The arts are systems of communication that teach us about human interaction and creativity in problem solving.

  • Stephen Campbell

    Associate Professor; Department Chair, Visual and Performing Arts

  • Rachael Hatley

    Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

  • Terry Maddox

    Adjunct Faculty

  • LaVada Raouf

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Wanda Sullivan

    Professor of Art / Director of Eichold Gallery

Why SHC?

At Spring Hill College, we’re making our mark – With our small class sizes and affordable tuition, Spring Hill College is uniquely qualified to provide a high quality education to our students. Our Jesuit, Catholic college education is renowned as a well-rounded higher education approach, with an emphasis on empowering students with a passion for knowledge and personal growth. With our recent tuition cut, Spring Hill College is now one of the most affordable private colleges in the country.

We’re curious and inspired – Forbes Magazine has ranked Spring Hill College as one of the top ten best colleges for return on investment (ROI). In our class of 2021, 92% of graduates attained placement six months after graduation through employment, graduate/professional school, internship or service.

We’re doers – Our students contribute 24,000 hours on average to the local community through the Foley Center each year. 100% of the 2020 graduates that applied to medical school were accepted. Spring Hill College has a 100% certification rate and a 92% placement rate with our Education program over the last five years.

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