School Info, Enrollment, & Policies

Berklee Online is the online extension school of Berklee College of Music, delivering access to Berklee’s acclaimed curriculum from anywhere in the world. Berklee Online's award-winning online courses, multi-course certificate programs, and Bachelor of Professional Studies degree are accredited and taught by the college's world-renowned faculty, providing lifelong learning opportunities to people interested in music and working in the music industry.

About the School

With Berklee Online, you can study what you want, when you want, and where you want, with recognized experts in contemporary music education. You can participate in several ways:

Berklee Online is currently accepting applications for our Bachelor of Professional Studies degree programs. Our 120-credit, fully accredited online degree is offered in a variety of majors, including: Music Production, Guitar, Music Business, Songwriting, Interdisciplinary Music Studies (Create Your Own Major), Music Composition for Film, TV, and Games, Electronic Music Production and Sound Design, and more. Read full details about our online music degree programs.

Our college-credit certificate programs offer over 600 different study options available in subjects including songwriting, music production, arranging, theory, harmony, ear training, electronic music production, guitar, bass, keyboard, drums, voice, music theory, contemporary writing, home recording, and music business.

Choose a program that best fits your time frame and needs, from 6 and 12 month intensive programs, to longer 2-plus year programs that will help you develop complete mastery in your area of interest.

With over 160 different instructor-led credit and non-credit courses, you can get a great education in music, master new skills, stay current in your profession, and explore personal areas of interest with Berklee’s unique curriculum. You’ll get one-on-one guidance from Berklee’s renowned instructors, and learn with a community of like-minded musicians

How it Works

Berklee Online provides a rich learning environment that’s easy to fit into your schedule. Our academic advisors are always available to answer any questions you may have regarding our courses and programs. Our academic advisors may be contacted via email at or by telephone by calling 1-866-BERKLEE ext 1 (1-866-237-5533 ext 1) within the U.S; or 617-747-2146 ext 1 for international callers.

Online Degrees

Review the complete details related to Berklee Online’s Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees.

Certificate Programs

Select the certificate program you want, enroll online, and submit payment.

Payments can be made by credit card, check, Pay Pal, and wire transfers.

Credit and Non-Credit Courses

Select the course you want, enroll online, and submit payment. Payments can be made by credit card, check, Pay Pal, and wire transfers.

Taking an Online Course

Each week, your instructor will post a new lesson. You can log on and work on the material anytime within that week. Typically, students spend approximately 10-12 hours per week to complete the work. More or less time may be required depending on the student’s level of experience. The lessons are media-rich and filled with fun interactive learning activities. Also the projects and assignments assigned within a course provide practical, real-world experience.

As the course progresses, you’ll form a community with your classmates and instructor. You can share ideas, collaborate on assignments, submit and critique each other’s projects, and chat in real-time, 24/7. You will have access to your course for one year after its completion!

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