Online Music Business Certificates

Complete an online music certificate program in Music Business, and gain the professional credentials and marketable skills you need for success.

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Level: Professional
Artist Management
$6,885
5 Courses (15 Credits)
Whether you're a current artist manager looking to sharpen your skills, an aspiring artist manager, or a manager for yourself or your band, this program will cover all the key areas of the music business that require your thorough understanding, such as licensing, touring, finance, marketing, and music business trends and strategies.
Level: Advanced Professional
General Music Studies
$11,976
8 Courses (24 Credits)
This customizable program offering provides you with the flexibility to earn an Advanced Professional Certificate in General Music Studies by choosing eight undergraduate courses from any interest area.
Required Courses
  • Choose eight undergraduate-level courses in any interest area from our .
Level: Professional
General Music Studies
$5,988
4 Courses (12 Credits)
The Professional Certificate in General Music Studies provides students with the flexibility to choose four undergraduate courses from any interest area into a dedicated certificate program.
Required Courses
  • Choose four undergraduate-level courses in any interest area from our .
Level: Advanced Professional
Music Business
$12,873
9 Courses (27 Credits)
With a Berklee music business certificate, you will gain more than a credential that offers you an edge over the competition; you will be best positioned to forge ahead as a trailblazer in the music business models of the future.
Level: Graduate
Music Business Entrepreneurship
$8,280
3 Courses (9 Credits)
Gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a successful entrepreneur in the music business. In this program you'll take an in-depth look at business finance, exploring financial calculations, money markets, as well as traditional and non-traditional ways to fund music. You'll also practice working with music industry data to make informed decisions and implement business strategies. Finally, you'll gain a deeper understanding of how to be an effective leader.
Proof of a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in non-degree, graduate-level certificates.
Level: Professional
Music Business Fundamentals
$7,185
5 Courses (15 Credits)
Whether you’re an entrepreneur with a business plan, an enterprising musician, or somewhere between, the Music Business Fundamentals Professional Certificate Program is designed to turn your music industry aspirations into realities.
Level: Graduate
Music Business Law and Policy
$8,280
3 Courses (9 Credits)
In this program, you'll gain a deeper understanding of how music business law and policy influence revenue streams in the music industry. You’ll learn how everyone in the industry gets paid, from musicians to managers, to entrepreneurs, and perhaps more importantly, you’ll learn how to make sure that whatever professional path you choose, you get paid. You'll also examine contracts, copyright ownership, and new revenue streams while analyzing the legal implications of these facets through in-depth industry case studies.
Proof of a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in non-degree, graduate-level certificates.
Level: Graduate
Music Business Marketing and Management
$8,280
3 Courses (9 Credits)
Become a music business management and marketing expert. This program is all about mastering marketing philosophy through hands-on experience, creating marketing campaigns, using professional marketing tools, and developing brand partnership strategies. You'll also learn how to apply these marketing skills to develop an artist and build their fanbase, providing you with the tools you'll need to be a successful artist manager.
Proof of a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in non-degree, graduate-level certificates.
Level: Professional
Music Marketing
$4,491
3 Courses (9 Credits)
In this certificate program you’ll explore the innovations, technologies, and trends shaping the marketing strategies of today’s music business.
Level: Professional
Music Supervision
$7,185
5 Courses (15 Credits)
Berklee Online's Professional Certificate in Music Supervision gives you the skills you need to excel in the field—how to work with songwriters, producers, artists, publishers, directors, and performance rights organizations; how to know whether a given piece of music would fit a mood or scene; and how to navigate the statutes that govern who gets paid for what when a piece of music is licensed for use in film or TV.