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
      • MS - Entertainment Business (Campus)
      • M.S. - Entertainment Business
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Music Business (Campus)
      • B.S. - Music Business
      • B.S. - Sports Marketing and Media
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master : Business Admin
      • Master of Science in Nursing - MSN/MBA Dual Degree Option
    Bachelor's
      • BSBA in Sales Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
    Associate's
      • Associate: Business Admin.
  • Online Programs Available
    3. 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 With No Concentration
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science - Business Management
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Advanced Accounting
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Health Care Administration
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Leadership
      • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Project Management
      • Business Administration, M.A. - Enterprise Agility
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Business: International Business
    Associate's
      • Business Administration, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Walden University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - General
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Self-Designed
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - General (Fast Track)
    Bachelor's
      • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - General
      • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Columbia Southern University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Administration
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Administration
      • BSBA - Management
    Associate's
      • AS - Business
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
      • Bachelor: Business Admin
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Independence University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)
  • Online Programs Available
    9. 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
      • MBA - Management
      • MBA - Financial Management
      • MBA - Strategic Management
      • MPA - Management
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Management

Featured Schools

Full Sail University

  • MS - Entertainment Business (Campus)
  • M.S. - Entertainment Business
  • BS - Music Business (Campus)
  • B.S. - Music Business

What is your highest level of education?

Purdue University Global

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

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Herzing University

  • MBA
  • B.S. - Business Management With No Concentration
  • Associate of Science - Business Management

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Colorado Christian University

  • Business Administration, MBA - Emphasis in Advanced Accounting
  • B.S. Business: International Business
  • Business Administration, A.S.

What is your highest level of education completed?

Walden University

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - General
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Self-Designed
  • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - General
  • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - Management

What is your highest level of education completed?

Columbia Southern University

  • Doctor of Business Administration
  • BS - Business Administration
  • AS - Business

What is your highest level of education completed?

Grand Canyon University

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

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Independence University

  • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)

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