• Arts, Media & Entertainment Management (ARTM)

    Schulich offers Canada’s only English language MBA with a specialization in Arts, Media and Entertainment Management. The program provides deep and current understanding of management practices across the creative industries including: broadcasting, digital and social media, not-for-profit arts and social enterprise organizations.

    Alumni of the program hold senior management positions in the arts, creative industries and government, nationally and internationally. Program faculty are distinguished leaders in their fields and students have regular access to industry experts and senior executives in the classroom and in extra-curricular programming.

    Focusing on the Canadian experience in a globalized environment, the program is also designed to support the educational objectives of exchange and foreign students.


Video FAQs

A series of videos featuring ARTM students at the Schulich School of Business discussing various aspects of the Schulich MBA and the ARTM Specialization.

Why Schulich?

Past Events

May 7th, 2018 – ARTM Alumni Dinner

March 3rd, 2018 – The Future of Arts Funding

January 27th, 2018 – Digital Media at the Crossroads: A Conference in Content in Digital Media

January 23rd, 2018 – Culture Shift – Gender and Diversity in the Film Industry (Panel Discussion)

November 15th, 2017 – Disruption in the Content Distribution Business and the Impact of Regulatory Change in Canada

September 14th, 2017 – ARTM alum Ira Wagman featured speaker at season’s inaugural McLuhan Salon


ARTM Newsletter



Spotlight on ARTM Alum

  • Program History

    Unique when it was founded in 1969, Schulich’s MBA Specialization in Arts, Media and Entertainment Management, like its ARTM – MBA/MFA/MA and its ARTM – MBA/JD, remains unique in Canada. To learn more, read “The Formative Years” by ARTM program co-founder, Paul Schafer.



Joyce Zemans, C.M.

Senior Scholar, Professor Emerita Director, MBA Program in Arts and Media Administration

Faculty Profile

Trina McQueen O.C.

Bell Media Professor in Media Management

Faculty Profile

Douglas Barrett

Adjunct Professor, Principal of barcode SDG

Faculty Profile

Peter Lyman

Adjunct Professor, Sr. Partner, Nordicity

Faculty Profile

Patricia Bradley

Sessional Lecturer

Faculty Profile

Peter Schneider

Sessional Lecturer

Faculty Profile

Roberta Smith

Sessional Lecturer

Faculty Profile
  • Advisory Board Advisory Board
    Tricia Baldwin     Director, Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts
    Louise Dennys, C.M. Executive Publisher, Knopf Random Canada Publishing Group, Executive VP, Random House of Canada Ltd.
    Claire Hopkinson Director and CEO, Toronto Arts Council and Toronto Arts Foundation
    Paul Lewis President, Great Pacific Media
    Laura Michalchyshyn  Partner/Producer, Sundance Productions
    David Mirvish, C.M., O.Ont. Mirvish Productions
    Tracey Pearce President, Distribution & Pay, Bell Media
    Andrew Shaw Former President & CEO, Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Contact Us:

Kathleen Welsby
Coordinator – MBA Program in Arts, Media & Entertianment Management
kwelsby@schulich.yorku.ca or artm@schulich.yorku.ca

Joyce Zemans
Director – MBA Program in Arts, Media & Entertainment Management
416-736-2100 x77905