Career Outlook

Earning a Master’s in Business of Creative Enterprises (MA) provides you with a unique opportunity to explore leadership-level positions across any industry, with a specific focus in creative industries. Employees with a Master's Degree earn 23% more1 than those with a Bachelors, and in 2019 arts and cultural goods in the US added over $900 billion2 to the US economy alone. Emerson’s Business of Creative Enterprises (MA) offers you direct access to top creative industry leaders, alumni, and faculty.

Careers available for students to explore:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Producer/Coordinator
  • Film/TV Producer
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director
  • Social & Community Manager
  • Artist Representation (Agent, Manager)
  • Streaming Media Manager/Buyer
  • Digital Advertising Director
  • Fashion Merchandising Buyer
  • Digital Publisher

Industries available for students to explore:

  • Entertainment
  • Film & Media
  • Music
  • Fashion 
  • Art & Design 
  • Education 
  • Advertising & Marketing

Student Resources


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1Ma, J., Pender, M., & Welch, M. (n.d.). Trends in Higher Education Series, Education Pays 2019. Retrieved from

2 The U.S. Arts Economy in 2019: A National Summary Report. (n.d.). Retrieved from