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Professional Certificate

Music Business Fundamentals

Next semester starts September 23



5 Courses (15 Credits) or $1,505 Per Course
Only $6,772.50 when paid all at once

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. You’ll earn a credential that gives you an edge over the competition, and be positioned to develop and execute business models that thrive in today’s rapidly evolving music industry.

Course Requirements

5 Courses to Complete this Certificate

  • Music Business 101 (OMBUS-110 • Level 1 Course)

    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.

  • Music Marketing 101 (OMBUS-125 • Level 1 Course)

    Gain a foundation of the basics behind marketing and selling your music and gain the skill set needed to succeed and thrive in the new music business.

  • Music Business Trends and Strategies (OMBUS-240 • Level 2 Course)

    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.

  • Music Business Law for Artists (OMBUS-381 • Level 3 Course)

    Music Business Law for Artists examines the business and legal issues of special concern to songwriters and musicians.

  • Creative Entrepreneurship (OMBUS-391 • Level 3 Course)

    Develop the mindset, knowledge, and insights required to pursue an entrepreneurial track and learn to leverage your creativity for business innovation.

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


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