Arts and Entertainment Management, MS

  • New York City
Associated College

Dual accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, an elite distinction shared by fewer than 2% of business schools in the world

Why Pace for an Arts and Entertainment Management Degree

There's no business like show business, and with a Lubin MS in Arts and Entertainment Management, you will gain the skills you need to succeed in the industry. We leverage our proximity to Broadway, major broadcast networks and film studios, not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations, and media companies to provide an inside look at the inner-workings of show business, and combine this proximity with a cutting-edge curriculum taught by accomplished faculty. The result? You’ll get further ahead in the career of your dreams.

Launch a Rewarding Career in Arts and Enterntainment

  • Lubin's Arts and Entertainment Management program is one of only two AACSB-accredited programs in New York State.
  • See Broadway shows, visit the headquarters of entertainment companies, and meet leaders in arts organizations.
  • Launch an exciting and fulfilling career with opportunities in performing arts and entertainment companies.

Program Overview

Get the preparation you need to manage talent, theatre companies, museums, dance companies, music organizations, art galleries, television production firms, and more. This program will equip you to launch an exciting and fulfilling career with opportunities in performing arts entertainment, and media management. We leverage our location in New York City and industry contacts to bring in stellar guest lecturers. This degree will provide you with the communication, management, leadership, knowledge, and skills to work behind the scenes in theatre companies, museums, dance companies, contemporary and classical music organizations, art galleries, talent representation and management companies, and television production firms. You will also have the opportunity to see Broadway shows and visit headquarters of entertainment companies.

Lubin's Arts and Entertainment program prepares you to analyze and respond as a manager to factors shaping the industry. The MS in Arts and Entertainment Management offers a strong business core that focuses on financial reporting, operations planning, staff scheduling, organizational development, and the process for policy development. You will get the skill set you need as a manager in this industry. Learn to analyze and respond as a manager to factors including changing laws, technological changes, union activities, cultural issues, and domestic and international trends.

The program has a good balance of business and management classes, and other classes such as Entertainment Law and Negotiations and Social Media Marketing. I believe that in order to be a good manager, you need to be knowledgeable about the different areas within a business organization.

—Leila Scandar '23, Costumes, Wardrobe, Wigs, and Makeup Administrator, The Metropolitan Opera

Choose Your Career in Arts and Entertainment

Career Options

  • Agent for Artists, Performers, and Athletes
  • Artistic Director
  • Director or Patron Services
  • Donors Relations Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Manager of Artistic Outreach
  • Producer
  • Production Coordinator
  • Talent Manager

MS Degree Career Stats

76,000 alumni

launch your career with Lubin connections through our robust alumni network


of Lubin's class of 2022 master's graduates are employed or continuing their education or service (Source: Pace University Career Services)


of all creative industry jobs in the United States are located within the New York City (Source: NYC Comptroller's Office 2019 Creative Economy Report)