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Arts Management Program

The College of Charleston is one of the few schools in the Southeast and the only school in South Carolina to offer undergraduate study with a major and a minor in Arts Management. The College's program is uniquely situated in an environment with an active arts community. This provides students numerous opportunities for internships, career networking, and participation in special projects.

Registration Fall 2015 Internships:

If you plan to do a FOR CREDIT internship during the Fall 2015 semester, contact Anja in the Arts Management office ASAP to complete the required paperwork.  All internships must be arranged and registered by the last day of drop/add (Monday, August 31st).

Upcoming Events:

RHYTHM IS MY BEAT - August 27-29

Join the Arts Management Program and the Charleston Jazz Initiative (CJI) this weekend for a series of events, August 27-29, 2015 to kick off the national book tour of author Alfred Green, the son of Charleston native and renowned rhythm guitarist, Freddie Green. All events are free (donations are suggested), open to the public, and are held at various locations at the College of Charleston. For more information, go to

IN THE MIX speaker series

Our speaker series connecting musicians and students to music industry leaders, IN THE MIX will begin with moderator and artist-in-residence Mark Bryan welcoming friends and members of his Hootie & the Blowfish team.  Confirmed guests include Chris Carney (Hootie/Darius Rucker Tour Accountant), Tim Nielsen (Bassist for Drivin' n Cryin'), Anderson Knott (Hootie/Darius Rucker Assistant Tour Manager).  Stay tuned for updates as we get closer...

Message from the Director
Karen Chandler, Ph.D.

Karen ChandlerThe Arts Management Program continues to grow by leaps and bounds.  We are expanding our programs as well as the learning opportunities we offer our students.

Over the last several years we have added an Arts Management concentration as part of the Graduate School’s Masters of Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate which focuses on preparing arts managers to meet the ever-changing demands placed on cultural institutions. Read more.