Cultural and Arts Institutions


The purpose of the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Cultural and Arts Institutions is to prepare students to assume leadership positions in the types of cultural and arts institutions for which New Orleans is world famous: music, visual arts, theater and dance.


The Organizational Leadership degree with a concentration in Cultural and Arts Institutions can prepare you for the following careers:
• Marketing positions with arts organizations
• Fundraising jobs with arts organizations
• Orchestra Management
• Opera Management
• Concert Promoter
• Venue Manager
• Theater Manager
• Operations Manager
• Artist Coordinator
• Concert Presenter


Marketing the Arts
Arts and the Law
The Business of Music
The Business of the Visual Arts
The Business of Theater
Arts Technology


Online applications and information for the University of New Orleans are available at:


The University of New Orleans is a major university in one of the world's most fascinating cities. For more than 50 years, it has been one of the city's foremost public resources, offering a diverse set of world-class, research-based programs, advancing shared knowledge and adding to the city's industry, culture and economy.  Since 1958, UNO has educated students from all 64 Louisiana parishes, all 50 states in the United States and more than 100 countries. Today UNO offers more than 50 undergraduate and pre-professional programs and more than 40 graduate programs.


University of New Orleans President Dr. Peter J. Fos:
“The University of New Orleans is pleased to play a role in this collaborative degree program that will draw on the unique strengths of each of the nine University of Louisiana System institutions.  New Orleans is world-famous for its cultural and arts institutions and UNO is proud to help prepare future leaders in these distinctive fields.”


For questions about admissions requirements and financial aid, contact:
Susan Dandridge, Associate Director, Admissions


For questions about curriculum, contact:
Dr. Elaine Brooks, Director, Interdisciplinary Studies or
Dan Harper, Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Studies


Visit the Organizational Leadership home page to get additional information about the overall program, including cost, age/credit requirements, and length of term.