The Live Entertainment Management graduate degree program is a comprehensive and intensive investigation of the essential knowledge and expertise required of professionals in live entertainment management today, that offers a diverse and abundant curriculum. Whether a seasoned professional or emerging leader in the field, we know the landscape for creating, presenting, managing, and assessing live events is quickly evolving in ways both exciting and challenging. So, throughout the curriculum, we explore the best practices of live entertainment management perfected over many decades by leading-edge arts innovators, and explore the innovative practices now transcending traditional arts and entertainment boundaries. Given the breadth of careers in the industry, students can tailor the program to their professional goals. Students emerge from the program with the essential skills, experiential learning experiences and confidence to make an immediate positive, lasting difference in the fast-paced arts and entertainment industries across the globe. For more information, please visit the Live Entertainment Management website.

Admission Requirements

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Curriculum Requirements

Major Area
MIN 643Marketing in the Music Industry3
MIN 726Global Live Entertainment3
MIN 736Financial Management in Live Entertainment3
MIN 738Legal Aspects of the Live Entertainment Industry3
Select 15 credit hours of approved Graduate Course Electives15
Final Project
Choose from:3
Live Entertainment Practicum
Project in Live Entertainment
Exit Exam
Total Credit Hours30

Sample Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
MIN 726 Global Live Entertainment 3
MIN 736 Financial Management in Live Entertainment 3
 Credit Hours6
MIN 643 Marketing in the Music Industry 3
MIN 738 Legal Aspects of the Live Entertainment Industry 3
 Credit Hours6
Approved Graduate Course Elective 3
Approved Graduate Course Elective 3
 Credit Hours6
Year Two
Approved Graduate Course Elective 3
Approved Graduate Course Elective 3
 Credit Hours6
Approved Graduate Course Elective 3
MIN 804 or 840 Live Entertainment Practicum
or Project in Live Entertainment
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours30

* This is a suggested Plan of Study. Your actual course sequence may vary depending on your previous academic experience as well as current course offerings.  Students should meet with their academic advisor each semester to determine the appropriate course selection.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to create a graduate-level, high quality and extensively researched paper on a critical topic applicable to the course.
  • Students demonstrate mastery of live presentations. Through research on an entertainment-based, course-specific topic, students organize information and share in a formal presentation as a means of exhibiting A) appropriate and effectual planning and format organizational skills, and B) proper and engaging communication competence.In so doing, students gain experience and capacities for successful live presentations frequently required in the professional field, such as funding requests, board reports. pre-concert discussions, educational lectures and more.
  • Students demonstrate mastery of creating a comprehensive grant request.