The Commercial Entertainment Program
(A.A., A.S. & technical certificate)
Turn your talent into a career!
Are you a singer, songwriter, dancer or actor who is wondering how to get that first job? The Commercial Entertainment (CEN) Program is the college experience you’ve been looking for. Here you can learn all aspects of the performance industry- commercial voice, studio recording, songwriting, dance, acting, technical theater and entertainment business.
The department specializes in recording artist development for the aspiring country or pop artist.
- Learn how to build your own in-home studio.
- Record your own demos.
- Improve your singing and songwriting skills.
- Become a well-rounded performer.
- Learn how to audition and showcase your talent.
Columbia State offers a two-year transfer degree in Commercial Entertainment as well as one-year technical certificate
with options for contemporary performers (singers, actors and dancers) as well as musicians and songwriters.
Currently, our recording artist graduates are successful touring artists with national radio airplay, including Radio Disney and top-ten hits on national radio. Other graduates of our program have worked at Disneyland, on Celebrity, Carnival and Holland America cruise lines and have toured nationally with Sesame Street Live and the Paul McCartney World Tour, the Rockettes and Broadway touring companies. To receive more information, please provide your contact information below.