Univ of Southern California
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Graduate Certificate in the Business of Entertainment

The graduate certificate in the business of entertainment program provides graduate-level education in various aspects of the business of film, television, and new media.

Select 16 units from the following:

CNTV 521The World of the Producer4
CNTV 522The Television Industry: Networks, Cable and the Internet4
CNTV 523Feature Film Financing and the Studio System4
CNTV 524Digital Technologies and the Entertainment Industry4
CNTV 525Entertainment Marketing in Today’s Environment4
CNTV 589Graduate Film Seminar2 or 4, max 8
CTPR 560Seminar in Motion Picture Distribution, Budgeting, and Management2 or 4, max 8
CTPR 561Publicity for Cinema and Television4
CTPR 562Seminar in Motion Picture Business2 or 4, max 8
CTPR 563The Business of Representation4

Successful completion of a graduate certificate program is acknowledged by a certificate awarded by the university.

For current USC graduate students, courses credited to graduate certificate programs may be completed in conjunction with course work required for a graduate degree program in which the student is already enrolled. Applicability of courses to the student’s primary degree program is determined by the student’s home department.

Applicants must have earned an undergraduate degree with at least a 3.0 GPA. For further information contact the School of Cinematic Arts Office of Student-Industry Relations, SCA 235, (213) 740-4432.