Emerson’s Business of Creative Enterprises programs are for the creatives with a prowess for business: the business minds with a passion for the art. It’s for those who have shaped and developed the ideas that started it all. In our BCE programs, you’ll gain the skills and versatility you need to become a leader in this rapidly changing industry, and beyond.
Emerson's Comedic Arts BFA is the first degree of its kind in the country. It integrates comedic writing, performance, literature, media, and production—and ranges across the comedic formats, from sketch comedy to improv to standup to Shakespeare.
Emerson’s Media Design MA program prepares you for a life and career of improving the world through media, technology, and civic engagement. This program, housed in Emerson’s renowned Engagement Lab, will help you become a leader in the knowledge economy, ready with the skills and knowledge to pursue a wide range of post-degree career tracks.
The Emerson College Discovery Program is designed to help Undeclared first-year students further explore and understand the various academic options across the College, while establishing a foundation in communication skills and earning credit. Discovery Program students have the unique opportunity to take classes in subjects spanning many of the College’s academic departments.
The Social Impact Design minor invites students from all majors to apply their skills and passions toward making a difference in the world by collaborating directly with local justice-seeking organizations. Students learn methods of collaborative creativity and then take hands-on classes, where they apply a range of media and storytelling practices to real-world situations.