Master Certificate

Theory, Harmony & Ear Training

  • Master Certificate
    8 Courses (24 Credits)
  • Pay All at Once Save 10%
    $10,432.80 $11,592.00
  • or
  • Per Course / Per Term Full Price Tuition
    $1,449 $11,592.00
  • Enroll in this Certificate


Maximize your performance, writing, arranging, improvisation, and music comprehension skills by developing your foundational knowledge in the areas of music theory, arranging, harmony, and ear training. Through interactive activities, hands-on lessons, and transcription exercises, you'll acquire a firm understanding of the inner workings of these principal concepts and become well versed in applying this knowledge to your own music.

You'll gain a professional command of the mechanics of contemporary music, and learn to write effective jazz, pop, and rock-influenced pentatonic and modal melodies as well as master anticipations and articulations that will give your music the necessary...

Read Full

Need Guidance? Our advisors are here to help you get to the next level. 1-866-BERKLEE | Int'l: +1-617-747-2146

8 Courses to Complete this Certificate

5 Required Courses

Music Theory 101

Get the musical foundation you need to take your skills to a higher level. Learn to read, write, really listen… and put music theory into practice every day!

Log in or Sign Up to Sample This Course
Basic Ear Training 1

This practical approach to ear training will help you build your confidence as a performer by teaching you how to notate basic rhythms and better identify the different parts of a song.

Music Theory 201: Harmony and Function

Become a more effective player and writer by furthering your music theory background. Learn more complex chords, progressions, and rhythms to open up your understanding of the elements that help put the groove in jazz, pop, blues, and rock.

Log in or Sign Up to Sample This Course
Getting Inside Harmony 1

Use harmony creatively in your playing and writing. Learn to hear and modify chord progressions, improvise effectively from chord to chord and deepen your understanding of music's inner workings.

Log in or Sign Up to Sample This Course
Music Theory 301: Advanced Melody, Harmony, Rhythm

Prepare yourself for any future musical endeavor and gain a professional command of the mechanics of contemporary music in this advanced music theory course.

Plus, Choose Any 3 Electives from Our Course Catalog

Winter Term Starts January 12 for Courses and Multi-Course Certificates

Create an Account

Secure form. Berklee Online will not sell or rent your email address to third parties. Our privacy policy.

Advisors on the Value of Getting Berklee Certified

Upon Completion of this Certificate, Students Receive:

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