Careers and Outcomes

Entertainment management student Victoria Quintero at Super Bowl 54 pregame.

Have fun and excitement at your job

Behind every sold-out game, concert or event: The people who put it all together.

With a degree in entertainment management, that can be you.

Be part of the action

Imagine working at the Super Bowl. Rock concerts. National conferences at gorgeous locations.

You’re there, helping things run smoothly and ensuring a good time for everyone.

Blend your creativity and planning skills with business and entertainment insight.

Where can you work with a degree in entertainment management?

Your degree can lead you to many places.

Enjoy a career where you work with entertainers and artists, represent talent and coordinate events.

Potential jobs or careers

  • Advertising
  • Artist/music management
  • Event management
  • Meeting and event planning
  • Music publishing
  • Promotions
  • Public relations
  • Sport management
  • Venue management

Specific employers

Many of our graduates are event and venue managers. Some work in sports and music as well.

The four areas often overlap.

417 Magazine

Advisors Excel

American Cancer Society

Anaheim Ducks

A.T. Still University

Billy G’s - Kirkwood

Chicago Bulls

City of Des Moines

College of Saint Mary

Country Music Hall of Fame

Dallas Mavericks


Denver Dream Center

Disneyland Resort

Drury Athletics

Elegant Rentals

Entercom Media

Expedia Group

Express Scripts

Fan Interactive Marketing

Freelance festival operator

Grand Ole Opry

Hardee’s/CKE Restaurants, Inc.

Hollywood script consultant

Kansas City Convention Center

Kansas Speedway

Kate & Company

Learfield IMG-College/Mizzou Sports Properties

Maritz Travel

Marlene Knight Special Events

Memphis Redbirds

Missouri State University Foundation

Moon Town Crossing

National Association of Collegiate eSports

Oasis Hotel & Convention Center

Orleans Arena

Owensboro Convention Center

Park University

Perfect Game USA

Pyramid Foods

Retail Confectioners International

River City Rascals

Round Hill Music

Self-employed tour manager

Sentimentally Yours Event Co.

Society of European Stage Authors and Composers

Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

Sporting Kansas City

St. Louis Cardinals

Tampa Bay Rays

TD Ameritrade Park


The Forum, Los Angeles

Trinity Events

Tulsa Oilers

United Center

Union Station Kansas City

Venue Coalition

Verizon Arena

Walt Disney World

Get prepared for the area you want to pursue. Our program requires event and venue courses, and you can take electives in artist, sport or sponsorship management.

Review frequently asked questions for other career options you have in entertainment management.

Meet our alumni

We have awesome, high-achieving alumni.

Follow their latest honors and read advice for starting a career in entertainment management.


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Support for your job hunt

Missouri State’s Career Center can help you jump-start your career. They have a list of current job openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interviews.