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. Liberty University

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    Doctorate
      • DBA: Strategic Management
      • DBA: Strategic Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS: Business Administration
      • BS: Business Administration
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    2. Independence University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)
      • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)
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    3. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS - Management
      • MS - Management
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Business Management
      • BS - Business Management
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    4. Grand Canyon University

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    Doctorate
      • DBA - Management
      • DBA - Management
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Business for Secondary Education
      • Bachelor: Business Admin
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    5. 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
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    6. Walden University

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    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Energy Management
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Homeland Security
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      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Self-Designed
      • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Social Impact Management
    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
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    7. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Business
      • B.S. in Business - General Management
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    8. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BSBA in Sales Management
      • Bachelor of Business Admin
      • BSBA - Investment
    Associate's
      • Associate: Business Admin.
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    9. Penn Foster High School

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    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
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    10. 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
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      • Business Administration, M.A. - Enterprise Agility
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Business: International Business
    Associate's
      • Business Administration, A.S.

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Liberty University

  • DBA: Strategic Management
  • BS: Business Administration

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Independence University

  • Business Administration - Technology Emphasis (BS)

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Colorado State University Global

  • MS - Management
  • BS - Business Management

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Grand Canyon University

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

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Full Sail University

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

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Walden University

  • Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) - Energy Management
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) - General
  • BS in Business Administration (BSBA) - General

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Regent University

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • B.S. in Business
  • B.S. in Business - General Management

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Purdue University Global

  • BSBA in Sales Management
  • Bachelor of Business Admin
  • Associate: Business Admin.

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