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With the continued growth of creative arts and cultural industries, the need for professionals who can effectively lead and manage artists in this vibrant and vital space is also increasing. Entertainment and the arts provide a public good that inspires communities and creates delight, bridging differences and building connections. Cut your teeth in the entertainment arts alongside some of the most creative minds in the field with a bachelor’s degree in Entertainment Management from Lipscomb University.
This innovative degree program highlights the financial and operational aspects of the entertainment industry to produce savvy business leaders who understand the unique aspects of working in this dynamic field. Whether you want to operate an entertainment facility or manage a talented artist, you’ll build the skills to oversee all aspects of the entertainment business. And with the guidance of experienced faculty who have connections in Music City, you’ll have access to Nashville’s booming arts and entertainment scene. Let us equip you to launch your career in this exciting industry.
Ready to apply? Let’s get started. We’re here to help at every step. Here’s what you’ll need to apply to Lipscomb Online.
All undergraduate students must complete these General Education Requirements.
Leadership Core (24 hours)
INST 4103 - Research Methods
OGLD 4993 - Capstone
All of the following competencies are required, earned at the 3000 level or higher:
CORE 305V - Applied Communicativeness
CORE 312V - Applied Drive/Energy
CORE 318V - Applied Influence
CORE 326V - Applied Organizing and Planning
CORE 329V - Applied Problem Solving and Decision Making
CORE 330V - Applied Relationship Building
Upper Division Electives (6 hours)
Major Courses (18 hours)
EM 2003 - Nonprofit Arts Management
EM 3003 - Entertainment Management
EM 4003 - Entrepreneurship in the Arts
PSMG 3023 - Servant Leadership
PSMG 2013 - Management Principles for Leaders
PSMK 2013 - Marketing Concepts for Leaders
Electives/Badges/Certificates (3+ hours)
Degree Type Requirements (6-8 hours)
Minimum Total for Graduation: 126 hours
Time is precious, especially for a busy adult like yourself. That’s why Lipscomb created PACE, a personalized online program tailored to fit your career needs and busy schedule. Enroll in our eight-week SetPACE program or work on your own timeframe with our FlexPACE program.
Instead of a traditional 16-week semester, you can earn the same college credit in half the time—and at half the price of our traditional day program—through classes built for eight-week terms. SetPACE tuition is $525 per credit hour.
Personalize your pace of learning by making a one-time payment to complete courses in a four-month subscription period. Take one class a month, or ramp it up as you go—it’s up to you. FlexPACE tuition is $4,800 for a four-month subscription of courses.
In addition, you can earn up to 30 credit hours in one day through a behavioral assessment in our CORE Competency Assessment Center.
Lipscomb Online offers the same high-quality degree as our traditional on-campus programs with the flexibility to fit your life at a cost that’s half the price. Earn a Lipscomb education in a way that fits your budget through financial aid opportunities like scholarships, grants, loans and part-time employment.
Our courses are offered in two different formats. Choose from either a traditional eight-week class schedule or a four-month subscription program that allows you to take as many courses as you can handle. Pursue your goals with an education that fits your life.
Enjoy all of the resources available to our traditional undergraduate students—completely online. Our expert faculty are fully accessible to you to provide one-on-one coaching, and with our online library database, you can work on the go.
We offer several ways for you to receive college credit for both academic knowledge and life experiences. Earn credit by taking an exam, submitting a portfolio, accounting for military or professional training, and participating in our day-long behavioral assessment program.