Professional Certificate

Music Business Fundamentals

Next Term Starts January 8

Tuition

$7,395

5 Courses (15 Credits) or $1,479 Per Course
Only $6,655.50 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.

Requirements

5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Music Business 101 (OMBUS-110)
Level 1 Course
by John Kellogg

Gain a broad overview of the music business and learn how the various segments of the industry operate on a day-to-day basis. Discover the career opportunities that are available to you, and the knowledge you'll need to achieve your goals.

Music Marketing 101 (OMBUS-125)
Level 1 Course
by Mike King
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Learn the basics behind marketing and selling your music! Music Marketing 101 provides artists, managers, and business entrepreneurs with the foundational music marketing skill set they'll need to succeed and thrive in the new music business.

Music Business Trends and Strategies (OMBUS-240)
Level 2 Course
by Mike King

Gain a forward-thinking approach to the key issues that all musicians, music industry entrepreneurs, managers, and music business professionals face in the main segments of the music industry, and how to leverage the opportunities that the new music business provides.

Legal Aspects of the Music Industry (OMBUS-380)
Level 3 Course
by Valerie Lovely, Valerie Lovely, and Steve Masur

Build your music career with an understanding of the legal issues that are of special concern to musicians and songwriters, and take a focused look at the important legal changes that have evolved as a result of the shift in the music business landscape.

Online Music Marketing: Campaign Strategies, Social Media, and Digital Distribution (OMBUS-274)
Level 2 Course
by Mike King

Take an in-depth look at the tools and emerging technologies artists can use to generate interest in their music, acquire new fans, and sell their music online.

Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:

  • Professional level 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

Questions?

Contact our Academic Advisors by phone at 1-866-BERKLEE (U.S.), 1-617-747-2146 (INT'L), or by email at advisors@online.berklee.edu.

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