Capilano University

Advanced Arts and Entertainment Management

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Field of Study:Management Science, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Description:The Advanced Arts and Entertainment Management Certificate program provides students with the skill-sets, job experience, and contacts necessary to gain employment in the industry. This one-year program requires two years of post-secondary training or work experience equivalent and offers students a unique blend of course work and practicum experience in the arts and entertainment industry. Students gain an overview of all aspects of arts and entertainment management, including marketing, resource development, and financial, tour, production, and artist management in both the commercial and non-profit cultural sectors. The classroom-based course work for the program commences in the first term (May – August) with the practicum placements following in successive terms.

Practicum placements are an essential part of this program. The students gain practical experience and cultivate relationships with one or more cultural organizations in the community working for professional arts and entertainment organizations. Past placements have included the PLUS Entertainment in New York, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Arts Club Theatre, 604 Records, Rumble Productions, Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, Turner Music, Vancouver Civic Theatres, Axis Theatre, Yukon Arts Centre, Nettwerk Records and many more. Our graduates have found employment with Sam Feldman and Associates, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Arts Club Theatre, Firehall Arts Centre, Rumble Productions, Maximum Management, and Bard on the Beach, to name just a few.
URL:Advanced Arts and Entertainment Management at Capilano University
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,540

Cost includes fees.
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Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    2 years of post-secondary education, English language requirement and interview.

    30 credits of post-secondary education including three credit hours of English or Communications courses; or a minimum of 365 hours of verified experience in the arts and entertainment industry and a minimum score of 75% on entrance exam

    Application Notes : Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English or have received education in a language other than English (ADD): Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Interview required.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on September 09, 2021