Professional Certificate

Music Business

Next Term Starts April 3


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.

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5 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Music Business 101

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.

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Music Marketing 101

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

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

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

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.


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