A.A.S. Music and Entertainment Business
The Music and Entertainment Business program is an occupational degree program that focuses on a core collection of courses geared toward providing graduates with the skills and practices needed for success in both freelance and corporate environments. Music, television, film, industrials, theatrical production, video games, graphic & web design are primary disciplines of Media Arts Music and Entertainment Business.
This program is designed to help individuals navigate these continually changing landscapes. Using a unique, hands on learning environment and a technology-based learn-by-doing approach, students will have immediate experience with the professional tools, equipment, and software used throughout the industry. The core curriculum covers such essential topics as: shopping a project, intellectual property rights, digital rights management, contract law, design, creative copy writing, communication and networking, history, business structures and economic maintenance, current events analysis, and strategic branding. The curriculum is designed to expose students to the tools and techniques used to create, develop, manage, and market creative content in the ever-expanding universe of arts and entertainment. The technical core elective pool is designed to enhance and provide advanced experience in a variety of industry-related fields. Within each elective class, both students and their instructors work in cooperation with other professionals to develop materials used in actual record releases, press campaigns, digital video productions and marketing programs.
Your future in music business
Call toll-free: 1-866-477-4840 or contact admissions with questions about the associate in entertainment business program, or to arrange a tour of our Minneapolis college campus. We will be happy to help.
Media Arts Music and Entertainment Business
|Tuition ||$45,080 |
|Fees ||Vary based elective courses chosen. |
|Book ||$2,400 |
|Median Federal Loan Debt ||$15,185 |
|Median Private Loan Debt ||$9,802 |
|Median Institutional Loan Debt ||$0 |
|On-Time Completion Rate ||46% |
|Job-Placement Rate ||94% |
| "Normal Time" to Calculate On-Time Completion Rate = 18-months |
|Links to Occupational Profiles on O*Net |
|SOC: 27-2041.01 ||Music Directors |
Notes. 1 – Tuition, fees and textbook costs are current as of January 1, 2013 and represent estimated costs for students completing the program “on-time” based on current tuition levels which are subject to change (some elective courses may be subject to a lab fee of $995/quarter); 2 – “Median Federal Loan Debt” is the median value of total debt from federal student loans for students completing the program in the 2011-2012 award year; 3 – “Median Private Loan Debt” is the median value of total debt from private loan sources for students completing the program in the 2011-2012 award year; 4 – “Median Institutional Loan Debt” is the median value of total debt from institutional financing plans for students completing the program in the 2011-2012 award year; 6 – Job placement rate is calculated according the standards of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC – www.accsc.org) for the 2012 reporting year and includes a cohort of 44 students who began the program between January and December of 2009. Of these students, 20 graduated within 150% of normal time, 17 were available for employment and 16 (94%) of those available were employed in-field; 7 – O*Net is the U.S. Department of Labor’s database for job titles and information related to employment in specific career fields. The occupations listed in the table above result from entering the program’s CIP (Classification of Instructional Programs) Code into the O*Net Crosswalk at http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/. CIP codes reflect broad categories of educational programs rather than the specific focus of a program offered at a particular institution. As a result, the occupations listed above represent potential careers that may be obtained by graduates of this program and may include occupations in which program graduates do not work. Please speak to an admissions representative to learn more about specific career opportunities for graduates of this program. Values of “n/a” appear for programs that had fewer than 10 graduates in 2011-2012.