At Northeastern University, our graduate programs in Creative Practice Leadership and Arts Administration prepare the next generation of difference-makers in culture and society through global, real-world engagement and state-of-the-art best practices in management, leadership and entrepreneurship.
The interdisciplinary Master of Science in Arts Administration and Cultural Entrepreneurship (AACE) prepares arts leaders to both convey the human necessity of creative expression and apply creative thinking to manage resources, inspire audience engagement, and sustain financial support.
The Master of Science in Creative Practice Leadership offers a two-semester, intensive program of training in and exploration of new approaches to leadership in the fields of critical creative practice, cultural entrepreneurship and innovation in the arts and entertainment industries.
Please note that the MS in Music Industry Leadership program is not accepting applications for future start terms. The program has been expanded and renamed the Master of Science in Creative Practice Leadership. Components of the Music Industry specialization remain in place for students who choose that emphasis. Northeastern’s Master...
The Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration provides an interdisciplinary approach to leadership innovation in performance, visual arts, cultural, and community organizations.
The Graduate Certificate in Cultural Entrepreneurship empowers students to create diverse, viable and sustainable projects and organizations that impact social and cultural issues.
The Department of Music at Northeastern University (NU) and the New England Conservatory (NEC), administered through its School of Continuing Education, offer a Professional Studies Certificate in Music Performance. This program primarily serves undergraduate music majors who audition competitively and are dedicated to advancing their skills on an instrument or voice in the classical or jazz styles.