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 the School of Entertainment Industries & Technology (SoEIT). We’ve continually respond 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, and 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 accredited, state degree programs in the world that emphasizes the study of the entertainment industry. Performers and non-performers alike will work together and thrive, because it’s designed for anyone with a passion for the entertainment field, regardless of background.
Entertainment Industries & Technology Student Success Stories
Filmmaker Jason Spencer won television’s highest honor for a special on race and racism that he directed for PBS KIDS. The special modeled for kids and their parents how to talk about a challenging and difficult subject.
HyFlex is more than technology. It’s about rethinking how to teach so that all students are actively learning and engaged – whether they choose to attend in person or online.
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.