$6,1804 Courses (12 Credits) or $1,545 Per Course
There are no absolute "rules" in songwriting. But there are time-tested tools and techniques that have consistently yielded beloved, memorable music. The Songwriting Professional Certificate Program provides you with these proven approaches for writing lyrics, melodies, and harmonies. Whether you’re a new or experienced songwriter, and regardless of whether your goal is to write a chart-topper or to just pack a more emotionally powerful punch with your songs, this program will bring out your best work as a songwriter.
4 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate
Learn how harmony can help convey the essential emotion in your songwriting and the best ways to adapt chords and progressions to suit your songwriting style and ideas.
Create the melodic ideas that convey the emotion of your lyrics, then learn how to develop these melodic ideas into complete sections and songs to suit your songwriting style.
Learn to make the most effective settings for your melodic, harmonic, and lyrical ideas by crafting songs the way hit songwriters do.
Learn to write for commercial success by reproducing the time-tested characteristics of hit songs while maintaining your own unique voice.
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