Entertainment Industries & Technology
A degree in MSUM’s Entertainment Industries and Technology will provide you a diverse, rigorous and realistic experience in the entertainment industry from back office to center stage. Through comprehensive study of the industry, you’ll learn how different skills in entertainment intersect. You’ll also learn how to apply your strengths and passions to one or more areas of specialization from dedicated faculty who enjoy careers in entertainment.
MSUM’s 30-year history of offering entertainment-related programs began in music industry and has evolved into Entertainment Industries and Technology. We’ve continually responded to the needs of our students in relation to the direction the industry is moving. Our award-winning faculty bring years of relevant experience to their teaching and are actively involved in music, event, post production, and entertainment management.
You’ll have the opportunity to experience state-of-the-art recording facilities and performing spaces as early as your freshman year through your studies, participation in student organizations, and mentorship by experienced faculty.
You’ll find that your classroom education is always reinforced by the vast array of hands-on training opportunities you receive through participation in productions across campus and in our recording facilities.
MSUM is the only program in the region to offer this type of well-rounded degree. It’s also one of very few degree programs in the world that emphasizes the study of the entertainment industry. Performers and non-performers alike work together and thrive in the EIT program because it is designed for anyone with a passion for any facet in the entertainment field regardless of background.
Entertainment Industries & Technology Student Success Stories
Under the Big Sky was the first immersive, on-site festival to result from the partnership between MSUM's EIT program and event production company, Show Imaging.
Sierra is an MSUM senior majoring in commercial music and entertainment industries and technology. She can play the euphonium, bassoon, tenor sax, violin, guitar, trumpet, French horn, clarinet, keyboard, string bass and more. On her way to becoming a film composer, Sierra is a multi-talented performer who continually embraces new challenges in the realm of music.
Whether you call it engaged learning, experiential learning or on-the-job training, you will have many options to explore that will spark your interests, strengths and passions.
MSUM’s entertainment industries and technology program provides you with a broad and diverse understanding of the entire industry, from behind-the-scenes operation to center stage performances. This interdisciplinary approach is valuable as it mirrors the real-world dynamics of the entertainment field. Here is just a sample of entertainment industries and technology careers that are predicted to have job growth through this decade.
What Are Some Common Entertainment Industries & Technology Related Careers?
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