Elmhurst College

School for Professional Studies

Entertainment Industry


190 South Prospect Avenue

Elmhurst, IL 60126

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Entertainment Industry

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Elmhurst’s graduate certificate in entertainment industry provides students with a solid understanding of the entertainment industry and key business aspects of three primary sectors—sports marketing, music business and visual media (TV, film, Internet). Designed for individuals with a passion for the entertainment industry and who wish to work in the field, the program prepares students to effectively manage entertainment business opportunities. At Elmhurst, you’ll learn the fundamentals of today’s entertainment industry. You’ll interact with industry professionals and gain valuable networking opportunities. And you’ll learn about connections to employment in the field as it relates to the three primary sectors. Graduates of the program also have the opportunity to apply their coursework as an area of specialization in Elmhurst’s master of business administration program.


The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association accredits all programs at Elmhurst College.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 15 semester hours

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $800 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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