Online Songwriting Certificates

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

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Level: Professional
Lyric Writing
$4,491
3 Courses (9 Credits)
Under the guidance of Berklee’s accomplished songwriting faculty, you’ll study the key methodologies and strategies for writing impactful lyrics and in turn, learning how to better express yourself.
Level: Advanced Professional
Writing and Producing Music
$13,073
9 Courses (27 Credits)
In this program, you'll come away with the multi-faceted skill set necessary to start or advance your career as a contemporary writer/producer.
Level: Advanced Professional
Songwriting
$13,273
9 Courses (27 Credits)
While there is no “right” or “wrong” way to write a song, there are time-tested tools and techniques that have consistently yielded beloved, memorable music. Studying with Berklee’s accomplished songwriting faculty, you'll delve into lyric writing, melody, harmony, theory, arranging, and strategies employed by some of the all-time great songwriters.
Level: Professional
Songwriting
$7,085
5 Courses (15 Credits)
Whether you’re a new or experienced songwriter, and regardless of whether your goal is to write a chart-topper or to just pack a more emotionally powerful punch with your songs, this program will bring out your best work as a songwriter.
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 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
General Music Studies
$11,976
8 Courses (24 Credits)
The Advanced Professional Certificate in General Music Studies provides students with the flexibility to design their own certificate program to meet the needs of their musical pursuits. Students can choose eight courses from any interest area and apply them to their certificate.
Required Courses
  • Choose eight undergraduate-level courses in any interest area from our .