School Info, Enrollment, & Policies

Berklee Online is the online extension school of Berklee College of Music, delivering access to Berkleeā€™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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Enrolling in Credit and Non-Credit Courses

Although we cannot guarantee enrollment in any course, your chances for getting into the course of your choice improve if you enroll early.

Step 1: From the course catalog, select the course in which you wish to enroll.

Step 2: Check the Academic Calendar for term dates and enrollment deadlines.

Step 3: Complete the online enrollment process and submit payment. Payments can be made by credit card, check, Pay Pal, and wire transfers. Full payment needs to be received by the end of a given term’s enrollment period.

Step 4: We will send an email by 5pm Eastern Time on the day the term begins that will provide information on getting started in the course.

Students are responsible for reviewing the course description, syllabus, and requirements for each course before enrolling. By enrolling, the student accepts responsibility for reading, understanding, and conforming to all Berkleemusic policies, procedures, and dates. For more information see Academic Policies.

If you have any questions, please contact your Academic Advisor at advisors@online.berklee.edu or 617-747-2146.

Incarcerated Students

You may not participate in Berklee Online courses if you (1) are an adult presently incarcerated as a result of conviction of a crime(s); (2) have previously been incarcerated as an adult as a result of conviction of a crime(s) unless the incarceration was the result of a first conviction for any of the following misdemeanors: drunkenness, simple assault, speeding, minor traffic violations, affray or disturbing the peace; or (3) have been convicted of any crime within the past five years.

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Call or Text Us at

US: 1-866-BERKLEE
Int'l: +1-617-747-2146

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