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



Ms. Dee Boyle-Clapp

Program Goals and Objectives

Our degree is offered through UMass University Without Walls.

The Arts Extension Service is the nation’s leading educator in Arts Management programs that suit your unique needs.

  • Our 100% online courses provide opportunities to learn from instructors who come from across the country and from peers who come from  around the world. We build community online through rich, facilitated discussions, sharing concerns in a supported environment, and by giving and receiving feedback on weekly assignments.
  • NO Residency requirement means that your vacation time is just that – time off for you to enjoy with family and friends!  No Residency means you do not need to pack the car, book a flight, or spend your vacation in an expensive hotel or dorm room. 
  • Small class size provides you with plenty of personal attention from instructors who are leaders in their field.  Discussions are created to encourage peer-to-peer dialogue to enhance your learning, and build your professional contacts. 
  • We aim to keep costs in check!  Classes are as low as we can make them, and most courses use only our Fundamentals of Arts Management textbook, and all other readings are embedded in the course, saving you hundreds of dollars each semester.
  • You are not alone.  We offer 24/7 online support for course issues.  Our degree is administered through the UMass Amherst University Without Walls, so you not only have access to the Arts Extension Service faculty and staff, but a whole cadre of advisors and support staff dedicated to helping you succeed!