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. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MBA: Strategic Management
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BSBA in Sales Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
    Associate's
      • AASBA in Sales
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Independence University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Walden University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Energy Management
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Homeland Security
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Information Systems Management
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Self-Designed
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Social Impact Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Florida Tech

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master's in Business Administration/Management
      • Master's in Business Administration
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Online Programs Available
    8. 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
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Business: International Business
    Associate's
      • Business Administration, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Trident University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Business Administration (Ph.D.)
      • Doctor of Business Administration
    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration (BSBA)
  • Online Programs Available
    10. 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

Featured Schools

Full Sail University

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

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Liberty University

  • MBA: Strategic Management

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Purdue University Global

  • BSBA in Sales Management
  • Bachelor of Business Admin
  • AASBA in Sales

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Independence University

  • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)

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Walden University

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Energy Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Homeland Security
  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Information Systems Management

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Florida Tech

  • Master's in Business Administration/Management
  • Master's in Business Administration

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Regent University

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Colorado Christian University

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

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