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Emerson Los Angeles New Courses About Entertainment Industry

Los Angeles (December 10, 2014)—Emerson College Los Angeles’ (ELA) Post-Graduate and Professional Studies Department is now offering classes for the LA-based community. The two courses—Social Media Marketing for the Entertainment Industry and Networking Strategies for the Entertainment Industry—aim to give individuals the tools needed to take their careers to the next level. The courses will run for six weeks and start in February 2015. Registration is available through the website:, with each course priced at $650.

“We are excited to offer Los Angeles-area residents these continuing education opportunities in the arts and communication fields,” said Jon Clayden, Director of Post-Graduate and Professional Studies at Emerson Los Angeles. “I feel that our history and expertise in the industry make ELA a great choice for professionals seeking to learn new and relevant skills—an essential goal for those wishing to differentiate themselves from the competition in today’s crowded marketplace.”

Boston-based Emerson College has had a presence in Los Angeles for nearly 30 years and recently opened its new award-winning Los Angeles facility earlier this year. Located in the heart of Hollywood at 5960 Sunset Boulevard, Emerson Los Angeles features state-of-the-art equipment and classrooms that have earned industry praise.

Emerson Los Angeles has helped launch the careers of many entertainment industry leaders. More than 4,300 students have participated in the Emerson Los Angeles program and LA is home to more than 4,000 successful Emerson alumni. With these new courses, Emerson Los Angeles is now offering a powerful new resource for Angelenos looking to get ahead in their career, or start a new one.

Registration for the courses can be completed online. If you have any questions, please contact the office of Post-Graduate and Professional Studies at 323-952-6411 or email

About Emerson College Los Angeles

Based in Boston, Emerson College, the world’s premier center for the study and practice of communication and the arts, was the first East Coast College to establish a residential study and internship program in Los Angeles in the 1980s. The College’s new permanent facility, located on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, represents a significant commitment to the city and to the entertainment and communication industries. Designed by internationally renowned architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects, the Gold LEED-certified facility had its grand opening in March 2014. More than 4,300 Emerson students have already participated in internships at renowned film studios, media outlets, marketing agencies and related enterprises in LA. For more information on Emerson College Los Angeles, visit


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