Bachelor of Science in Arts Management (BSAM)

Learn arts management from the inside out

With a Bachelor of Science in Arts Management (BSAM) degree, you’ll learn the fundamentals of running an arts organization and specialize in a specific arts area targeted to your specific interest. You’ll learn about arts management, the music industry, and arts marketing fundamentals.

You’ll complete an internship in the area you’re studying—whether that’s with a record label in Nashville or at a museum in the nation’s capital—so that when you graduate, you’ll have real-world experience to put on your resume and a head start on your career.

Graduate career ready

Recent graduates with a Bachelor of Science in Arts Management (BSAM) degree from the O’Neill School have started with positions as:

  • Events Promotions Coordinator, Cumulus Media
  • Content Specialist, GoDaddy
  • Tour Productions Associate, IMG Artists
  • Sponsorship Coordinator, Live Nation Entertainment
  • Marketing Coordinator, Ballet Chicago
  • Individual Giving Associate, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Corporate Partnerships, Shedd Aquarium
  • Development and Events Assistant, The Joffrey Ballet
  • Senior iTunes Producer, Apple

See the world while working toward your degree

Man plays cello in weimar

Weimar and Berlin

Comparative Music Industry Studies - A Global Perspective

Spend three weeks in Germany experiencing the modern music industry first-hand. You will visit Sony and Universal Records as well as many other music industry and cultural activities.

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Denmark street scene

Copenhagen, Denmark

Nonprofit Sector in Comparative Perspective

Study in the happiest city in the world, a regional center of power for the Nordic countries. Class will be held at DIS Copenhagen, a school focused on study abroad programs from around the world.

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