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Leadership for Creative Enterprises, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #31 (QS) , IL,
The Leadership for Creative Enterprises program of Northwestern University lets students connect their creative expertise with the business knowledge, strategic skills + entrepreneurial mindset necessary to lead successful people, projects, and teams in Entertainment, Media and the Arts.

About

The Leadership for Creative Enterprises program of Northwestern University provides opportunities to engage with top creative industry professionals and organizations, giving students an inside look at leading creative enterprises. 

Program highlights

Key features of the MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises include:

  • A curriculum focused on areas such as marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, leadership, and law specifically designed for the creative sector
  • An annual professional trip to a media capital + monthly site visits and professional speakers
  • A summer internship or applied project component, bridging the program curriculum to a real-world setting
  • Rolling admissions and matriculation – Start the program in September or January
  • Earn your master’s degree in one year

The MSLCE program brings together rising leaders with experiences and professional interests spanning performing and visual arts administration, film and television production, development, and distribution, music production and management, entrepreneurship and technology, and more.

The MSLCE program can suit a variety of schedules. Students enrolled full-time complete the degree in one year. Those enrolled part-time can complete the degree in 2-3 years. All students benefit from access to the same curriculum, resources, and opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Processes in Creative Enterprises
  • Understanding the Creative Industries
  • Economics of Creative Enterprises
  • Marketing Strategies in Creative Industries
  • Understanding Media Markets
  • Arts and Entertainment Law and Ethics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Online application form
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • $40 application fee
  • Official TOEFL score
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      66256 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 66256 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      66256 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 66256 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • In-State

      66256 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 66256 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • per unit: $5,909 (part-time students)

    Living costs for Evanston

    • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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