The Entertainment Management degree prepares students for a broad spectrum of careers in business, with special emphasis on Artist, Tour, and Production Management, Contracts Administration, Promotion, and Marketing. Part of Bay State College's forward-thinking curriculum focuses on innovation, globalization, entrepreneurship, and social good, this program provides students with a unique educational opportunity to explore and think critically about the needs of the entertainment industry today and into the future. Students engage in experiential learning opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom as they prepare themselves to meet the organizational challenges on both domestic and international levels.

Program Objectives

Students who major in Entertainment Management will be prepared to:

  • Work within the different types of economies in a changing global environment and be proactive in seizing opportunities in that world.
  • Develop broad-based decision models and understand current business and entertainment trends.
  • Make connections within the global entertainment industry by working within the industry to execute real projects.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and analytical skills to synthesize information from multiple sources and be able to make informed business decisions.
  • Work within a set of ethical and legal standards when making managerial decisions in entertainment-related organizations.
  • Utilize technology to create and gain crucial skills to communicate relevant information to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate in groups to define managerial problems, determine alternatives, and implement solutions.

Program Start Dates

    • Spring 2023 (January 9)

Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Degree Requirements

Admission of students to the Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Management (BSEM) program is based upon the general admission requirements of Bay State College. Transfer into the BSEM program requires a minimum 2.3 cumulative grade point average. A minimum grade of "D-" is required for all core and program courses.

Entertainment Management Concentrations
Select one of the following concentrations

  • Music Industry
  • Audio Production

Core Curriculum

Complete the Core Curriculum consisting of 10 courses.

Major Courses

  • MAN 103: Leading and Managing in the 21st Century
  • CIS 103A: Computer and Info Literacy
  • ENT 102A: Introduction to the Entertainment Industry
  • ENT 106A: Venue Management
  • ENT 250: Artist Management
  • ENT 302: Entertainment Marketing and Promotion
  • LAW 140A: Entertainment Law and Ethics
  • ENT 499A: Internship and Seminar
  • ACC 115: Accounting
  • ENT 400A: Entertainment Practicum
  • ENT 490: Senior Entrepreneurship Project