Apply for a Bachelor's or Master's Degree with Berklee Online

Berklee Online's undergraduate and graduate degree programs are the most affordable and flexible option for earning your music degree from Berklee.

• Get an application decision within two weeks
• 65% less than campus tuition

Bachelor's Degree Program

Connect your passion to a career in the music industry. In the Bachelor of Arts program, you'll learn from the same first-class instructors who have made Berklee College of Music a world-renowned institution. Whether you're just beginning your musical journey, or you're looking to sharpen your tools, our undergraduate programs will help you hone in on your talents, refine your skills, and enrich your musical life.

Master's Degree Programs

Continue your musical journey as you grow your career with a master’s degree from Berklee Online. Access our world-renowned professors and premier resources, from anywhere in the world. This is the most cost-effective way to further the pursuit of your passion by earning a master’s degree from Berklee.

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Benefits of an Online Degree

Tuition and fees are significantly lower than on-campus alternatives

Access to the same world-renowned faculty who teach on Berklee's campus

Flexible learning format includes part-time and full-time study options

Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Online community includes musicians, executives, and industry leaders from over 140 countries

How to Apply

The board of admissions takes into consideration academics as well as aptitude. We do not have specific GPA or test score requirements, nor do we have any specific class ranking requirements. Applicants must have proficiency in the English language.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Financial aid for your degree program is available from a variety of sources, including federal financial aid, outside scholarships, and private loans.

Credit Transfer and Degree Completion

Transfer up to 60 academic credits earned from an accredited institution, or earned from our certificate programs or individual courses, to your undergraduate degree.

Our graduate degree will accept up to 6 academic credits earned from an accredited institution.

Academic Calendar

Berklee Online offers rolling admissions and, in general, will issue decisions for completed applications within two weeks. We recommend completing your application early so you can receive a timely admissions decision, transfer credit evaluation, and financial aid award.

Prior Learning Credit

Berklee recognizes that students often have considerable previous learning, work, and life experiences in their chosen area of study. Through prior learning credit, you can earn up to 30 credits toward the Bachelor of Arts degree program.

Study Abroad

The Berklee Study Abroad program offers Berklee Online undergraduate degree students the opportunity to study for a semester at our international campus in Valencia, Spain.


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