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.

Berklee Online Degree Programs

Tailored to help new musicians and seasoned music professionals get ahead in the music industry, check out the most affordable and flexible option for earning your degree with Berklee College of Music.

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Academic Calendar

Semester Start and End Dates

Semester Start Date End Date
Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 April 2, 2017
Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 25, 2017
Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 17, 2017
Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 17, 2017
Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 April 1, 2018
Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 24, 2018

Online Degrees

You can review key dates related to the online degree programs here.


Online Courses and Certificates

Berklee Online offers courses for undergraduate credit both as part of a certificate program and as individual courses, as well as courses for non-credit or CEUs. Berklee Online runs four 12-week semesters during the academic year. Here are the important dates for our upcoming semesters related to courses and certificate programs:

Winter 2017

Dec. 23-Jan. 2 Winter Break-Offices Closed
Jan. 6 Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 100% tuition refund
Jan. 9 Winter 2017 begins
Jan. 13 Enrollment for Winter 2017 ends
Last day to change your Winter 2017 course
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 50% tuition refund
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day-Offices Closed
Jan. 20 Last day to transfer a certificate program course to a future term
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 25% tuition refund
Last day to change credit status
Feb. 17 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
Last day to submit documentation for medical leave
Feb. 20 President’s Day-Offices Closed
April 2 Last day of the Winter 2017 term

Spring 2017

March 31 Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 100% tuition refund
April 3 Spring 2017 begins
April 7 Enrollment for Spring 2017 ends
Last day to change your Spring 2017 course
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 50% tuition refund
April 14 Last day to transfer a certificate program course to a future term
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 25% tuition refund
Last day to change credit status
April 17 Patriot’s Day-Offices Closed
May 12 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
Last day to submit documentation for medical leave
May 29 Memorial Day-Offices Closed
June 25 Last day of the Spring 2017 term

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