Entertainment Business Management: Career Diploma Summary

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An entertainment business management diploma is your ticket to a career in the entertainment business as an administrator or executive. Typical courses include entertainment personnel management, personal communication skills and entertainment industry standards. Read on to find out more about this exciting diploma opportunity.
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What is an Entertainment Business Management Diploma?

This diploma is for those who wish to find a position in the entertainment industry but are focused more on the business and financial side of the industry rather than the production side. Upon completion of the diploma, you will be eligible for a position as a manager, executive, consultant, or other position.

Skills You Will Learn

To become a successful manager in the entertainment business, you will need to develop strong personal communication skills, have a solid understanding of business practices and how they are deployed in the entertainment business, and be able to recognize opportunities. In addition, you will study the ethical and legal issues that are specific to business management positions.

Courses

In a typical entertainment business management diploma program, you will encounter the following courses:

  • Entertainment Ethics & Law
  • Entertainment Personnel Management
  • Entertainment Business Practices
  • Personal Communication Skills
  • Entertainment Industry Standards

Why Get an Entertainment Business Management Diploma?

Executive and management positions in the entertainment industry come with a unique set of issues and dilemmas. A diploma in the field is the best way to ensure that you are prepared to handle them.

What Can I Do with an Entertainment Business Management Diploma?

Those who graduate from this diploma program go on to find positions as managers and executives in the entertainment business. These positions range from recording executives to digital media entrepreneurs to A&R consultants.

Job Outlook and Salary

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov) the demand for entertainment business managers is expected to increase about as fast as the national average until at least the year 2014. The median annual income for entertainment business managers in 2004 was around $60,000.

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    1. Saint Leo University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA: Business Administration - Management
      • BA: Business Administration - Logistics
      • BA: Business Administration - Marketing
    Associate's
      • AA: Business Administration
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    2. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master : Business Admin
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      • Associate: Business Admin.
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    3. Grand Canyon University

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    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
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      • MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
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    4. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Music Business
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
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    5. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Law - Business
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      • Bachelor of Science in Business
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    6. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Management
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    7. Louisiana State University Shreveport

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    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration with a General Business Specialization
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    8. Colorado Christian University

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    Master's
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    9. Herzing University

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    Master's
      • MBA
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Business Mgmt & Project Mgmt.
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    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Business Management
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    10. Utica College

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - General

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Saint Leo University

  • BA: Business Administration - Management
  • BA: Business Administration - Logistics
  • AA: Business Administration

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Purdue University Global

  • Master : Business Admin
  • BSBA in Sales Management
  • Associate: Business Admin.

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Grand Canyon University

  • DBA - Management
  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education

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Full Sail University

  • M.S. - Entertainment Business
  • B.S. - Music Business
  • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Law - Business
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Business
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Business

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Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Management
  • BS - Business Management

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Louisiana State University Shreveport

  • Master of Business Administration with a General Business Specialization

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Colorado Christian University

  • Business Administration, MBA
  • Business Administration, B.S.
  • Business Administration, A.S.

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