Master Certificate

Music Business

  • Master Certificate
    9 Courses (27 Credits)
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New technologies and innovations are emerging almost daily within the music industry. Forward thinking companies and entrepreneurs are presenting new ideas that artists, managers, independent labels, and business savvy folks are using to not only redefine their relationship with the existing music business model, but also to succeed in this evolving environment. Berklee Online's Master Certificate in Music Business is our most extensive music business certificate program. Throughout this nine-course program, you'll gain the business, marketing, licensing, management, and touring background you'll need to understand the industry as it currently exists and to realize the possibilities...

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9 Courses to Complete this Certificate

6 Required Courses

Music Business Trends and Strategies

Gain a forward-thinking approach to the key issues that all musicians, music industry entrepreneurs, managers, and music business professionals face in the main segments of the music industry, and how to leverage the opportunities that the new music business provides.

Online Music Marketing: Campaign Strategies, Social Media, and Digital Distribution

Take an in-depth look at the tools and emerging technologies artists can use to generate interest in their music, acquire new fans, and sell their music online.

Music Publishing 101

Create and operate your own publishing company, and learn how to effectively promote and place your songs into income-generating opportunities.

Music Industry Entrepreneurship

Focus your efforts and dramatically increase your chances of success by learning the entrepreneurial tools particular to the music industry, including business structures, finance, marketing, management, and leadership. Create a concise business plan that you can apply to many different music business ventures.

Concert Touring

Learn the preparations and logistics involved in developing, budgeting, and executing a successful tour, from small club dates to international stadium shows.

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Music Business Finance

Gain a hands-on understanding of music business finance. Learn to apply the critical tools of financial analysis to leverage talent, assess the potential of music enterprises, and drive new music businesses.

Plus, Choose Any 3 Electives from Our Course Catalog

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Enroll by November 7 to save up to $300 on select Music Production, Songwriting, Music Business, and Performance courses.