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Entertainment Business Diploma

Start your journey in the entertainment business
SAE Entertainment Business Students
Available at
SAE Institute Atlanta, SAE Institute Chicago, SAE Institute Nashville
Fees
Entertainment Business Diploma
Domestic Fees
Select Campus
SAE Institute Atlanta
Entire Course Fee
$23,774.25
SAE Institute Chicago
Entire Course Fee
$23,774.25
SAE Institute Nashville
Entire Course Fee
$23,774.25
Entertainment Business Diploma
International Fees
Select Campus
SAE Institute Atlanta
Entire Course Fee
$23,774.25
SAE Institute Chicago
Entire Course Fee
$23,774.25
SAE Institute Nashville
Entire Course Fee
$23,774.25
Duration(s)
12 Months
Entertainment Business Diploma
Course Durations
12 Months
Start Date(s)
January 10 2022
Entertainment Business Diploma
Start Dates
SAE Institute Atlanta
  • January 10

  • March 7

  • May 9

SAE Institute Chicago
  • January 10

  • March 7

  • May 9

SAE Institute Nashville
  • January 10

  • March 7

  • May 9

Entry Requirements
Entertainment Business Diploma
Domestic Entry Requirements
Domestic students must meet the following criteria:
Entrance exam; AND
Provide government-issued photo identification; AND
Provide proof of graduation; AND
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, or provide proof of appropriate student visa; AND
Be at least 17 years old.
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Entertainment Business Diploma
International Entry Requirements
International students must meet the following criteria:
Entrance exam; AND
Provide a copy of your passport; AND
Provide foreign secondary school transcripts equivalent an accredited U.S. High School Diploma; AND
Meet visa requirements for an M1 or F1 visa; AND
Financial support.
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The right education can be a necessary step to successfully enter the competitive entertainment industry.

Our program prepares you for a range of careers within the industry in as little as 12 months.

YOUR CAREER IN ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS BEGINS NOW

SAE Student
Get skilled up on business practices You will learn business fundamentals, marketing, artist development, entertainment management, entrepreneurship, and much more.
Collaborate with the experts Learn from industry professionals, collaborate with creative peers and extend your network through our global reach.
Gain a foundation in design and video Our program will equip you with practical contemporary media production skills in video, audio, web, and graphic design.

THIS ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS COURSE COVERS:

Media Production Introduction to Entertainment Business Event Management and Touring Web Design and Development Career Preparation

Course Structure

The Diploma in Entertainment Business program consists of 11 courses taken in 12 months. Students enrolled full-time in the diploma program take 1-2 courses per module with a short break between modules and semesters. Students must successfully complete 40 credit hours of core Entertainment Business courses and 4 credits in Career Preparation courses to receive a Diploma in Entertainment Business.
Course Structure
4 Credits

Prerequisite: None

All Campuses: All class meetings are on-ground.

This course introduces students to common business practices both in general and as they relate to the creative industries. Students will explore subjects including accounting, business planning and analysis, publishing, copyright, contracts, taxes, and royalties as they relate to entertainment industries.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: None

All Campuses: All class meetings are on-ground.

This course provides students a broad-based perspective on the creative industries. Students will learn about the history, development, current state, and potential future directions of the entertainment industry, as well as the various roles and positions within them.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: None

All Campuses: All class meetings are on-ground.

This course provides an introduction to fundamental legal concepts, practices, and issues in entertainment business.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: None

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course will cover the creation and integration of electronic media in the entertainment industries, including planning, production, post-production, and distribution.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: None

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course provides students with a foundation in marketing principles, concepts, and practices as well as current social media platforms and their application in advertising, marketing, and branding within the entertainment industry.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: None

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course is designed to provide students an understanding of the timeline, logistics, and legal and business factors involved in planning different kinds of entertainment business events. The course will cover strategies and tools to plan and execute events within a range of environments across the entertainment industry.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: ENT100 and ENT110

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course addresses advanced business structures, roles, and relationships within different segments of the entertainment industry. Emphasis is placed on new and emerging business structures, relationships, and distribution channels.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: None

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course introduces students to the structure of the Internet, including server systems and software, web protocols, programming languages, content management systems, databases, and general web design principles. Students will create and maintain commercial-quality web pages using contemporary web design practices and systems.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: ENT100 and ENT140

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course introduces students to fundamental concepts in entrepreneurship, business management, and organizational leadership as they relate to the entertainment industries. Emphasis will be placed on decision-making, ethics, communication, and business planning.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: ENT140 and ENT150

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course is a final culminating project for the Entertainment Business Program. In this course, students will apply principles and concepts of entertainment business to create, execute, and present on a real-world entertainment business project.
4 Credit Hours

Prerequisite: Must be taken within final two semesters of program

Atlanta Campus: All class meetings are on-ground.
All Other Campuses: 7 sessions on-ground, 7 sessions online, 1 asynchronous hour per week.

This course focuses on developing professional life skills to help students succeed and advance in industry careers. Subjects explored include personal development, networking, writing resumes and cover letters, personal marketing, negotiation, interviewing skills, working in collaborative environments, and developing an online presence
We collaborate with the best in business to make sure that your course is relevant to your chosen career path and equips you with all the skills needed to enter the entertainment business.
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Career Outcomes

After completing the Entertainment Business Diploma, graduates will be qualified for entry-level opportunities for careers such as:

Advertising Agent
Artist Liaison
Music Publisher
Artist Manager
Booking Agent
Conference Planner & Organizer
And more…

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The primary objective of SAE’s Career Services team is to assist students and graduates in securing career-related employment by developing industry relationships, communicating opportunities, and providing guidance and resources. From day one, Career Services is available to assist you with your career goals. SAE offers a range of career-related services to assist students in developing the necessary skills and tools that will enhance their job search upon graduation. SAE Career Services Advisors are regularly developing relationships with potential employers and seeking out employment opportunities to support graduates and alumni. In a student’s last module/semester, a one-on-one Career Planning Session is scheduled to finalize and launch the job search campaign.

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