UCLA Extension

Entertainment Studies


Located in the epicenter of the entertainment industry, Entertainment Studies at UCLA Extension provides dynamic professional training in the art and business of entertainment. Each year, Entertainment Studies offers over 250 individual courses and eleven specialized certificate programs in acting, directing, producing, cinematography, development, business and management of entertainment, music business, independent music production, and film scoring. Our courses are designed for people who want a real-world education combined with the integrity and quality of a curriculum approved by the UCLA Academic Senate.


UCLA Extension’s long established network in Hollywood
ensures us the finest lectures each year.
-Fuji TV Network, Japan

Benefits of professional training in the art & business of entertainment at UCLA Extension:

  • Accessible to All
  • Flexible and Affordable
  • Do it Yourself Approach
  • The deep industry experience of our highly-qualified instructors
  • Hundreds of guest speakers sharing their experience
  • Up to the minute information on changes in technology and the marketplace and what’s current in entertainment