Earn 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 College of Music.


There's Still Time to Apply for April 2018 Undergraduate Admission

Get a decision within two weeks • 64% Less than campus tuition


Bachelor's Degree Program

Connect your passion to a career in the music industry. In the Bachelor of Professional Studies 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.

Coming Soon: Master's Degrees Programs!

Applications for the new Master’s degree programs will open in early 2018, with the inaugural classes beginning in September 2018.

Check out the programs, and download the application checklist to get started:

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 Association of Schools and Colleges

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


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.

Degree Completion (undergraduate only) and Credit Transfer

We accept up to 60 academic credits earned from an accredited institution, or earned from our certificate programs or individual courses.

Admission Requirements

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.

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 Professional Studies degree program.


Study Abroad

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

 

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