10 Bachelor Programs in Entertainment Business

A bachelor’s degree is one of the first types of postsecondary education that students can receive. During their course of study, undergraduates frequently choose to concentrate in one specific industry and sometimes within one niche of this industry. If students wish to further increase their knowledge, they must first receive their bachelor’s. What is a Bachelor in Entertainment Busi… Read more

A bachelor’s degree is one of the first types of postsecondary education that students can receive. During their course of study, undergraduates frequently choose to concentrate in one specific industry and sometimes within one niche of this industry. If students wish to further increase their knowledge, they must first receive their bachelor’s.

What is a Bachelor in Entertainment Business? This course of study teaches students the operational, financial and marketing aspects of the entertainment industry. Students may choose to specialize in areas such as film, television or video games. Concepts such as business economics and content development for particular markets are taught, and some programs offer degree candidates hands-on experience through projects and paid internships. The adventurous student may study this field internationally, with many schools offering programs taught entirely in English. Non-native speakers are encouraged to apply and take English proficiency tests.

Graduates of a business entertainment program usually find that they receive practical skills such as good management and accounting. Courses typically teach the newest advances in digital technology, which students may apply to their personal lives as well. Additionally, there are many opportunities to work internationally and move up to higher departments.

Tuition varies depending on the institution students choose. International programs are sometimes more expensive for non-native students. Entertainment business programs usually take at least three years to complete, and many are full time and campus based.

With a Bachelor in Entertainment Business, students have a variety of careers in the entertainment industry open to them. They may choose to become film producers or project or content managers. Other possibilities are music managers, media executives and copyright and royalties management. Students may also choose to start their own entertainment management businesses, or pursue careers in entertainment magazines and websites.

Students should research the options available to them and consider what school might offer the best opportunities for the field they’re interested in. To get started today, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
Leeuwarden, Netherlands

You are curious, communicative, and interested in all kinds of media, from movies to magazines, from TV series to YouTube videos. In addition, you are interested in earning yo ... +

You are curious, communicative, and interested in all kinds of media, from movies to magazines, from TV series to YouTube videos. In addition, you are interested in earning your bachelor's degree in a highly challenging degree programme. In that case, this 3-year Fast Track bachelor programme is perfect for you. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Sep 2020
15 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Breda University of Applied Sciences
Breda, Netherlands

Have you ever wondered how awesome media concepts work? Are you interested in the latest media trends? Are you curious about creating media products yourself? At Breda Univers ... +

Have you ever wondered how awesome media concepts work? Are you interested in the latest media trends? Are you curious about creating media products yourself? At Breda University of Applied Sciences, you can discover the world of media. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park, USA

Full Sail University’s Entertainment Business bachelor of science degree program combines essential business and management knowledge with personal development in a project-ba ... +

Full Sail University’s Entertainment Business bachelor of science degree program combines essential business and management knowledge with personal development in a project-based environment, modeling the same kinds of professional scenarios you’ll encounter in your chosen industry. Students in this program explore a variety of business models and cover topics such as marketing, global media management, event management, and professional selling. -
BSc
Full-time
Part-time
20 - 29 months
English
Apr 2020
Campus
Online
 
University of North Alabama College of Arts and Sciences
Florence, USA

The Department of Entertainment Industry is part of the College of Arts and Sciences and aims to prepare students for professional careers in the increasingly diverse entertai ... +

The Department of Entertainment Industry is part of the College of Arts and Sciences and aims to prepare students for professional careers in the increasingly diverse entertainment industry. The mission of the department is to prepare students for professional careers in the entertainment industry through quality instruction, development and mentoring. A cornerstone in this mission is to give students a broad background to enter the diverse, global workplace of private industry, entrepreneurship and independent contracting. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Thomas More University of Applied Sciences
Mechelen, Belgium

Do you want to spend an extra year studying Media and Entertainment Business in an international context? Do you already have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the field of b ... +

Do you want to spend an extra year studying Media and Entertainment Business in an international context? Do you already have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the field of business, media, and communication? If so, the abridged program International Media and Entertainment Business is for you! -
Bachelor
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Howest University College West Flanders
Kortrijk, Belgium

DAE is a 180 ECTS full-time bachelor programme designed by and developed for creative, ambitious, passionate and exceptional individuals.

DAE is a 180 ECTS full-time bachelor programme designed by and developed for creative, ambitious, passionate and exceptional individuals. -
BSc
Full-time
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Los Angeles Film School Online
Los Angeles, USA

The entertainment industry is fueled not just by creativity, but also by leadership and strategy. Our online program introduces you to a professional, project-based environmen ... +

The entertainment industry is fueled not just by creativity, but also by leadership and strategy. Our online program introduces you to a professional, project-based environment, designed to provide insight into the inner workings of the entertainment business. -
BSc
Full-time
36 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
International University of Monaco
Monaco-Ville, Monaco

I.U.M. Bachelor’s program in Communication and Entertainment Management (BECOM) offers students dual expertise from both the I.U.M. Business School and Sup de Pub.

I.U.M. Bachelor’s program in Communication and Entertainment Management (BECOM) offers students dual expertise from both the I.U.M. Business School and Sup de Pub. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Northwood University
Midland, USA

With Northwood's Entertainment, Sport & Promotion Management program, you can pursue a career in the biz, but out of the limelight.

With Northwood's Entertainment, Sport & Promotion Management program, you can pursue a career in the biz, but out of the limelight. -
BBA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Los Angeles Film School
Los Angeles, USA

The Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business degree program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of business needed to qualify for entry-level industry position ... +

The Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business degree program is designed to teach students the fundamentals of business needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions. Students receive training in management, leadership, marketing, accounting, finance, intellectual property and other aspects of the entertainment business. The degree is offered in two formats: a 32-month full course of study or an 18-month completion course designed for individuals who have already earned an Associate Degree from an accredited college. -
BSc
Full-time
18 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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