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Master of Arts in Live Entertainment Management
Carve your path in live entertainment by creating a customized course of study in this ever-evolving industry.

Program At A Glance

10 courses

7 weeks per course

18 months to complete

SACSCOC accredited

GRE/GMAT not required

1 capstone project

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

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For students who wish to start classes on January 9, 2023, the final deadline is November 7, 2022. Download the UOnline Application Checklist for a step-by-step guide through the simplified application process and contact an enrollment advisor to waive your $300 deposit fee.

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A Message From Dean Shelton G. Berg

"The Live Entertainment Management program is designed for students with a passion for live entertainment and who want to explore how things happen behind the scenes. There are plenty of good music schools in the US, but at Frost, we create an environment that allows students to discover new areas of growth and build relationships with both mentors and peers that will help them throughout their careers."

Why Earn a Master of Arts in Live Entertainment Management?

The online Master of Arts in Live Entertainment Management focuses on the performing arts and commercial music industries. The program provides a thorough understanding of marketing, operations, legal aspects, risk management, and finance for a range of live entertainment endeavors. This degree enables graduates to lead in a variety of live entertainment settings, both behind-the-scenes and in management. Our wide selection of elective courses allows students to specialize in the track that is most valuable to their career ambitions.

Completing this degree will empower you with the industry knowledge and mastery of skills needed to be successful in various arts presenting settings around the world. Our students are versed in the high-level execution of business essentials like funding requests, board presentations, negotiation practices, and educational lectures, which are frequently required in this professional field. Potential career paths include executive directors, festival coordinators, venue managers, performing arts managers, and producers.

Tuition

PROGRAM COST PER CREDIT FOR 2022-23† CREDITS TOTAL ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST WHAT MOST STUDENTS PAY
Master of Arts in Music Industry $2,310 30 $69,300 $39,834

*This is the total estimated cost of the program before potential scholarships.
†Based on the UM 2022-2023 UOnline Tuition and fees rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

You can learn more about scholarship and financial aid opportunities available to you here.

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