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Graduate Certificate

Music Business Law and Policy

Next Semester Starts
Jan 10, 2022

Tuition

$8,280

3 Courses (9 Credits) or $2,760 Per Course
Proof of a Bachelor's Degree Required
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.

Course Requirements

3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Music Business Revenue Streams (OMBUS-505)
John Kellogg
Level 5 - Enrollable Course
by John Kellogg

Analyze how revenue is generated in the music business, examining the history and current status of revenue streams and their impact on the industry.

Music Business Law (OMBUS-595)
Dr. E. Michael Harrington
Level 5 - Enrollable Course
by Dr. E. Michael Harrington

Analyze the most important legal issues impacting the contemporary music industry by exploring copyright law, including fair use and public domain.

Music Business Policy (OMBUS-664)
Casey Rae
Level 6 - Enrollable Course
by Casey Rae

Expand your knowledge of worldwide laws and regulations, and cultivate your leadership ability to help solve persistent problems in the global music industry.

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 Master's degree program
  • A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
  • A verified, digital certificate that you can share

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