The School of Arts Management and Humanities (SAMH) offers a distinctive combination of theory; studio and project based courses, as well as work-based experience. SAMH aims to build a reserve of trained arts managers and administrators with the vision, foresight and creativity to move the arts forward in Jamaica and the Caribbean.

The School of Arts Management and Humanities is responsible for the delivery of the Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management, joint delivery of education foundation and professional studies courses as well as the delivery of the College’s General Studies Courses. The duration of the degree programmes are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Arts Management – Four (4) years
  • Associate of Arts in Arts Management – Two (2) years

Download and view the programme handbook for detailed information on credit requirements and courses offered in the programmes.

Careers in Arts Management?

To qualify for the BA Arts Management degree students must successfully complete 124 Credits for over four (4) years.
The programme is taught by academic experts, and by experienced arts and cultural industry professionals who facilitate and help develop the students professional portfolio.

Students are challenged and supported at the same time, to excel in the extremely demanding and incredibly rewarding careers as arts administrators and managers. Graduates leave as flexible, responsive and imaginative practitioners, able to work with a wide range of organisations, and understand the arts and culture as an essential sector of the growing economy.

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Tel: 1 876 619 EDNA (3362), 960-6171
Email: registry@emc.edu.jm