Online Music Degrees
As part of Berklee's goal to make music education more accessible and affordable to students, Berklee Online, the online extension school of Berklee College of Music, offers Bachelor of Professional Studies Degrees.
Earn an Online Music Degree With Berklee
Our credit bearing online degree is our most robust offering. It is designed to provide motivated students who are prepared to work at a high level with the skills and expertise required to succeed in a music production or music business career.
We offer a Bachelor of Professional Studies degree in two areas:
Gain an expert-level education in creating and producing music directly from Berklee's accomplished faculty. This program allows students to create a portfolio of polished productions while gaining the analytical and professional skills needed for a successful career in music production.
Music Business students will develop the skills, concepts, and methodologies needed to succeed in today’s evolving environment. The program will detail the most pressing issues facing the music industry today, and properly prepare students for the opportunities that are available in the modern music business.
Online degree tuition is $57,960* for 120 credits. Students taking 10 courses per year can complete the degree in four years at a cost of $14,490 per year. Individual courses cost $1,449*. Our degree programs also include a $75 application fee and a one-time registration and technology fee of $350.Financial Aid for your Berklee Online education is available from a variety of sources including federal awards, outside scholarships, and private loans.
The board of admissions takes into consideration academics as well as aptitude for music business or music production studies. We do not have specific GPA or test score requirements, nor do we have any specific class ranking requirements. Applicants must have proficiency in the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking, and must have completed high school/secondary school by the time they enroll at Berklee Online.
Our application deadline is May 16, 2014. Decisions will be issued on June 14, 2014. Our inaugural online degree class will begin September 29, 2014.
We will accept up to 60 academic credits earned from an accredited institution, or earned from our certificate programs or individual courses.