221 Hampshire House
131 County Circle
Amherst, Massachusetts 01003
United States



Ms. Dee Boyle-Clapp

Program Goals and Objectives


Earn the Core Certificate in Arts Management by successfully completing four of our online courses (with the exception of Foundations in Arts Entrepreneurship).

  • Introduction to Arts Management may be a required course depending on your level of experience. See more information about waiving Introduction to Arts Management here.
  • No application process necessary.

You may choose from any of the courses listed below. If new to the field, we recommend you take Introduction to Arts ManagementArts FundraisingArts Marketing, and Financial Management in the Arts - but you should feel free to tailor your certificate to meet your needs, experience, and areas of interest. If you would like any assistance designing your program of study, please contact us at aes@acad.umass.edu or 413-545-2360.


If pursuing the Core or Professional Certificate, once you have completed your required number of classes please request your certificate using the form below and return it to our office at aes@acad.umass.eduNote: Starting in the Fall of 2015, Foundations in Arts Entrepreneurship will only count towards the Professional Certificate, not the Core Certificate. If you took Foundations prior to Fall 2015, you may apply it to the Core Certificate.