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The Center Majors & Degrees

The Center is designed to help Dean College students gain experience in the real world. Students have access to exclusive internships with major organizations, lectures from industry experts, and the option to participate in community service projects. The Center is open with to any student regardless of their chosen major, but below are a few options that stand out for students.

Arts and Entertainment Management

The performers take a bow and the curtains close, but how did that all happen? Arts and Entertainment Management with The Center will teach students what happens "behind the curtain" and how to successfully run a performance, fundraiser and other events. 

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Business Management 

Students in the business management program will learn everything necessary to run an organization from open to close. Lectures from the Head of Marketing at Kraft Sports + Entertainment will directly relate to a BUS-235 Principles of Marketing course. An internship with a new company like 5Wits will help students understand BUS-321 Entrepreneurship. From a student's first year at Dean, to their last year, The Center will guide them to their next path education, or a foot in the door to a dream job.

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Communications

Every organization has a brand footprint which allows them to grow and survive. Businesses and organizations need to have that uniqueness that makes them stand out in a competitive market place. Our Communications students can run a radio broadcast for a Pawtucket Red Sox game, and are given the opportunity to handle a company's social media platforms. 

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Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Management

Major businesses always have a security force on property, because safety is a high priority for all businesses. The Center combined with a criminal justice and homeland security management major helps students understand there are not only physical security threats, but also cyber security threats. The Center helps students get the inside knowledge from industry experts like Angela McKay, The Director of the Government Security Policy and Strategy of Microsoft, or by interning with the Kraft Sports + Entertainment, who manage over 68,000 guests at a time.

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Entertainment Industry Management

Major businesses always have a security force on property, because safety is a high priority for all businesses. The Center combined with a security management major helps students understand there are not only physical security threats, but also cyber security threats. The Center helps students get the inside knowledge from industry experts like Angela McKay, The Director of the Government Security Policy and Strategy of Microsoft, or by interning with the Kraft Sports + Entertainment, who manage over 68,000 guests at a time.

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Exercise Science

Major businesses always have a security force on property, because safety is a high priority for all businesses. The Center combined with a security management major helps students understand there are not only physical security threats, but also cyber security threats. The Center helps students get the inside knowledge from industry experts like Angela McKay, The Director of the Government Security Policy and Strategy of Microsoft, or by interning with the Kraft Sports + Entertainment, who manage over 68,000 guests at a time.

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Marketing

Major businesses always have a security force on property, because safety is a high priority for all businesses. The Center combined with a security management major helps students understand there are not only physical security threats, but also cyber security threats. The Center helps students get the inside knowledge from industry experts like Angela McKay, The Director of the Government Security Policy and Strategy of Microsoft, or by interning with the Kraft Sports + Entertainment, who manage over 68,000 guests at a time.

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Sport Management 

Have you ever wanted to help grow an organization? Managers are tasked with brainstorm marketing tactics, making decisions about facilities, to working with the budgets and athletes. The Kraft Sports + Entertainment, Pawtucket Red Sox, Boston Cannons and Providence Bruins are all sports organizations that have successfully been growing every year. Our students are learning from the experts responsible for the growth of these large sports organizations. These experts will give students insight into the day-to-day job duties that are relevant to this field today. 

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Sports Broadcasting

Sports Broadcasting prepares you with the specialized knowledge needed to perform in the multi-billion dollar sports and entertainment industry. Every course has a practical application. You will hone your skills in audio, video, and digital content production as you work with the College’s radio, TV, and digital resources. You will also receive inside looks at some of the most sophisticated sports broadcasting operations in New England including our partnership with Kraft Sports + Entertainment, holding company for the New England Patriots, New England Revolution, and the Boston Uprising. 

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