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Emerson College MA in Business of Creative Enterprises
Emerson College

MA in Business of Creative Enterprises

Boston, USA

1 Years


Full time, Part time

02 May 2025

05 Sep 2025

USD 1,402 / per credit *

Distance Learning

* additional fees may apply


Emerson's Business of Creative Enterprises (MA Online) was designed for creative professionals looking to grow their careers by studying the business side of their creative industry.

Whether you’re a trained musician, designer, actor, or writer you’ll learn the fundamental business skills needed to transition your artistic background into a career in business in your creative field of choice.

This versatile online master’s program can be applied to almost any creative industry, including music, fashion, film and media, art and design, education, and more.

Program Highlights include:

  • A business degree for creatives
  • Approach any industry with creative thinking including fashion, communications, music, media, film, and more
  • Two collaborative Immersion Experiences to begin and end your program
  • 100% online program
  • Access to top scholars and networking opportunities in the city of Boston and beyond
  • No GRE requirements to apply

Curriculum Requirements

Our 32-credit curriculum begins and ends with a 2-credit immersion experience that takes place online. Courses are taught online and range from 2–4 credits and can be taken in any order.

THE EXPERIENCE: Immersion #1: Re-imagine. Reorient. Reignite.2Online
The Advocate, Architect & Ambassador: Leadership for a Successful Organization4Online
Storytelling with Vision, Mission, and Value4Online
The Legal Basics: IP, Copyright, Contracts & Employment Law2Online
Foundations of Finance in Creative Enterprises2Online
Creative Collaboration Leading with Equity and Empathy4Online
Failure 1, 2, 3: How to Rebuild the Idea4Online
Creative Enterprise & Climate Change: Science meets Creativity4Online
THE FINALE: Immersion #22Online


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