Learn the Business Side of the Creative Sector in 1 Year.

By integrating theory and research with real-world practice, students in Northwestern’s MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) are well prepared for success in the business of entertainment, the arts, and media. 

Interact one-on-one with amazing professors, students, and industry pros, adding a whole new dimension to your graduate experience in creative industries. 

The only degree of its kind, Northwestern’s MSLCE is specific to the industries you are passionate about, but also broad enough to provide career versatility. What better place to learn about business and the arts than in the dynamic, creative, and innovative setting of Chicago? Join like-minded classmates to become a catalyst for innovation and build bridges between producers, artists, executives, and other collaborators—all in an effort to bring creative work to life. 

“The uniqueness of the MSLCE program allowed me to refine my business mind while still serving as a major outlet for creativity. The balance here is what really sets this program apart. I recommend it to anyone considering a career in the creative sector!"

ALEKSA NARBUTAITIS, CLASS OF 2016

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Master's Degree 
in Just One Year

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IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE CREATIVE CAPITAL, CHICAGO

Minutes from campus are industry-leading museums, media agencies, and galleries, award-winning theaters, and vibrant music festivals and performances. As you learn how to bring creative projects and cultural experiences to life in an innovative, efficient, and profitable way, you’ll be immersed in entertainment, media, and the arts wherever you go.

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EARN A RIGOROUS DEGREE IN ONE YEAR

A rich curriculum experience in an accelerated format: Enroll full time and earn an MS in one year. Enroll part time and graduate within 2-3 years as you benefit from the same curriculum and resources. No GRE requirement means you don’t have to wait to apply.

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SHAPE YOUR CAREER IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
Develop an entrepreneurial mindset for the business side of entertainment, media, and arts. Connect your creative expertise with business practices tailored for the creative sector, including marketing, finance, law, and leadership. Be a business trailblazer, whether you’re working with a theater company, fashion designer, media company, production studio, or museum.

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Apply by August 30th! 
Classes start in September.

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