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.

Popular Schools

  • Campus and Online Programs
    1. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
      • M.S. - Internet Marketing
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Music Business
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
      • BS - Internet Marketing - Certificate
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master : Business Admin
    Bachelor's
      • BSBA in Sales Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
    Associate's
      • Associate: Business Admin.
      • AASBA in Sales
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - Business Economics
      • MBA
      • MBA - Media Management
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Business Admin
      • B.A. - International Business
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
    Master's
      • MBA
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
      • BS in Applied Management
      • BS in Business Admin.
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Marketing
      • Doctor of Business Admin - General Business
      • Doctor of Business Admin - Management
    Master's
      • MBA - Marketing
      • Master of Business Admin - General Business
      • Master of Business Admin - Accelerated General MBA
      • MBA - Management
      • MBA - Financial Management
      • Master of Business Administration - Strategic Management
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Utica College

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA - General
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Management (DM) - General Concentration (Executive Format)
    Master's
      • Master of Business Admin
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Administration - Management
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Organizational Behavior
      • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Development
      • BS - Business Administration - General
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Herzing University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA
      • MBA Dual Concentration: Business Mgmt & Project Mgmt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: HR & Project Mgmt.
      • MBA Dual Concentration: BS Mgmt. & HR
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Business Management: Business Admin Concentration
      • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Business Management
      • Associate of Science - Business Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Trident University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Business Administration (Ph.D. BA)
    Master's
      • Master's - Business Administration
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor's - Business Administration

Featured Schools

Full Sail University

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

What is your highest level of education?

Kaplan University

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

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Ashford University

  • MBA - Business Economics
  • MBA
  • B.A. - Business Admin
  • B.A. - International Business

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Grand Canyon University

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

What is your highest level of education?

Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Management
  • BS - Business Management

What is your highest level of education?

Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Business Admin - Marketing
  • Doctor of Business Admin - General Business
  • MBA - Marketing
  • Master of Business Admin - General Business

What is your highest level of education?

Utica College

  • MBA - General

What is your highest level of education completed?

Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor of Management (DM) - General Concentration (Executive Format)
  • Master of Business Admin
  • BS - Business Administration - Management
  • Associate of Science in Business Administration

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