$13,6359 Courses (27 Credits) or $1,515 Per Course
The implications of innovation in the music business extend to management, marketing, licensing, publishing, distribution, touring, finance, and more. 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. Whether you’re an entrepreneur with or without a business plan, a business-minded musician, or anywhere in between, this program is designed to turn music industry aspirations into realities.
9 Courses to Complete this Certificate (6 Required, plus 3 Electives)
6 Required Courses
Gain an overview of the music business and how various segments of the industry operate while discovering the career opportunities that are available to you.
Create and operate your own publishing company, and learn how to effectively promote and place your songs into income-generating opportunities.
Gain a forward-thinking approach to key issues in the music industry and learn and how to create new music business possibilities as well as leverage existing opportunities.
Explore the legal issues that concern musicians and songwriters, and the important changes that have evolved as a result of the shifts in the music industry.
Develop the mindset, knowledge, and insights required to pursue an entrepreneurial track and learn to leverage your creativity for business innovation.
Learn the skills every musician and music industry professional needs to build a successful touring career from their first gig to their headlining stadium dates.
Choose any 3 elective courses from our course catalog
Expand your range of negotiation techniques and licensing practices. Working as a team member on a longform project will build collaborative skills required to succeed in the fast-paced world of music supervision and post production.
Gain the leadership tools and the ethical decision-making framework you need to make sound business decisions in real time.
Learn how to make money through creative licensing of your music and how to introduce it to music supervisors, ad creatives, video game producers, and more.
Understand how creative works are protected by copyright law, what rights you have as a content owner, and how to leverage your copyrights to generate income.
Explore the ins and outs of music supervision so that you can achieve the best possible outcome for yourself or client on either side of a licensing transaction.
Explore the role and importance of an artist manager, what they do, and how it impacts the career of the artist and their brand.
Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:
- Professional credential from the world leader in music education
- Credits that may be eligible for transfer toward a Bachelor's degree program
- A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
- A verified, digital certificate that you can share