University of Southern California

Entertainment Law and Industry Certificate


Waite Phillips Hall 3470 Trousdale Parkway

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Entertainment Law and Industry Certificate

Format: Online

Program Description:

USC Gould's online Entertainment Law and Industry certificate provides you with the fundamental knowledge of entertainment law necessary to work with legal issues in the entertainment industry, as entertainment lawyers or as non-lawyers with legal-related work in the entertainment field.

Based in the world's entertainment capital, our certificate increases your fluency in laws specific to the demanding film, television and media industries. It will prepare and familiarize you with the business aspects of the entertainment industry, related contracts, work with guilds and other organizations, and copyright and trademark matters.

The online Entertainment Law and Industry certificate is ideal for those who want to learn more about entertainment law and how it affects such fields as:

  • film, television, media and other entertainment entities
  • guilds and other organizations
  • business/corporations
  • law firms and legal-related entities
  • patent and patent agencies


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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