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At a Glance

Our Entertainment Technology Certificate program prepares you to obtain audio, lighting, video and live event crew positions for educational, corporate and entertainment organizations with integrated, high-tech needs.

Total Credits:


Certificate Length:

One Year

About the Certificate

Carroll’s unique Entertainment Technology Certificate program offers hands-on, customizable training in Performing Arts technologies with the ability to earn professional credentials.

Students are job-ready upon completion of the program to work at venues such as:

  • Conference centers
  • Hotels
  • Theaters
  • Houses of worship
  • Sports arenas
  • Theme parks

Why Carroll for a certificate in Entertainment Technology:

  • Skills acquired in our state-of-the-art program can be applied to other fields of communication such as film, television and radio.
  • Partnerships with local organizations provide on-the-job experience, as well as potential post-graduation employment.
  • Credits are transferable to 4-year schools for technical theater or for entry into other Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics programs.

Advisory Board

Our curriculum is designed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of industry experts and business leaders, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements. You can visit our Advisory Boards page to see the list of Entertainment Technology Advisory Board members, as well as advisory board members for our other programs.



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The Entertainment industry has historically been one of the most stable job providers, even in times of deep economic downturn.

Carroll’s Entertainment Technology program provides the opportunity for students who are already working within the field to earn educational credentials, as well as a pathway for students who are preparing for entry-level positions in this field.


The Entertainment Technology certificate will also transfer to 4-year universities, giving students the option of pursuing other STEM-related fields. Because 4-year institutions vary in their requirements, Carroll Community College students are expected to check with their chosen transfer institution and consult an academic advisor at Carroll.

Learn more about transferring your courses to a different institution or explore Transfer Agreements by Area of Study.


Carroll’s faculty are scholars, researchers and distinguished leaders, selected based on their industry experience, academic excellence and passion for teaching. They possess a wealth of skills and knowledge to share with you throughout your pursuit of an Entertainment Technology certificate.