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Entertainment Business Interview

The Bachelor of Science in Entertainment Business degree at Oklahoma City University is one of very few of its kind offered in the U.S. Because of the unique nature of the program, there is a secondary application to be admitted to the Entertainment Business program in addition to applying academically to the university.

Prospective students are required to apply for admission to the university prior to or in conjunction with beginning the secondary application for admission to the Entertainment Business program.

The application process for admission into the Entertainment Business program has two distinct phases:

  1. an application, and
  2. an interview.

The dates for the 2023-2024 application submission and subsequent invitational interviews are listed below:

Interviews may be scheduled in person or over Zoom for the 2023-2024 school year.

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023: Submit materials by Oct. 25, 2023

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024: Submit materials by Jan. 31, 2024

Wednesday, April 10, 2024: Submit materials by April 3, 2024

*Interviews may also be made by arrangement.

To be eligible to apply to the entertainment business program, students (domestic and international) must have at least one of the following:

  • ACT composite score of 21 or above
  • SAT composite score of 1060 or above
  • A minimum of a 3.33 GPA, as calculated by Oklahoma City University admissions.

** An ACT or SAT score is preferred.

This degree is designed for first-time undergraduate students. Students who have already completed a bachelor's degree are not eligible to apply for the Entertainment Business program.

The following materials must be submitted to satisfy the written phase of the Entertainment Business application process.

  1. Applicants who have not started the application process to the university are required to start the university application process as a part of Phase I of the Entertainment Business application. Click here to apply online.
  2. Complete the Entertainment Business Questionnaire, which includes uploading a resume and photo. To access the electronic version that can be submitted online, click here. All applicants must schedule an Entertainment Business Interview with their admissions counselor upon filling out the application.

The complete application must be received by the deadline prior to the interview. Upon receiving a completed application packet, the Entertainment Business Review Board will evaluate the application. Applicants will be notified whether or not their application will move forward in the process to the interview phase.

After the Entertainment Business Review Board consideration of the applicant’s written materials, if approved, each qualified applicant will be invited to an on-campus or Zoom interview.

Interviews are scheduled on specific days during the year. Please refer to the dates listed above. Applicants will be notified in writing about their acceptance and arts management scholarship status in the Entertainment Business program following their interview.

Applicants who are accepted into the Entertainment Business program will be awarded an initial entertainment management scholarship. Entertainment management scholarships are considered to be “talent scholarships” by the university and are not need based. Entertainment Business majors may apply each spring for an arts management scholarship for the following academic year, provided that eligibility requirements are met and the student complies with scholarship terms. For more information about the Entertainment Business program application process, contact Susan Cosby in the executive director's office at [email protected] or 405-208-5658.

Susan Cosby
Dean’s Office
Susan Cosby
Associate Executive Director, Associate Professor
[email protected] · Arts Management Scholarships · 405-208-5658
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