Degree Programs Bachelor of Professional Studies

Music Business


Sharpen your knowledge of the concepts, skills, and methodologies needed to succeed in today’s evolving music business. You will study how the music business currently operates and where the business is headed in the key areas of music publishing, licensing, law, management, touring, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Through hands-on instruction from Berklee College of Music’s award-winning music business faculty and industry professionals, this degree will prepare you for a variety of music business-focused careers, including artist manager, booking agent, music publisher, business manager, concert promoter, music supervisor, label operations manager, entrepreneur, and more.

Credit Transfer / Degree Completion

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

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In this program, you will:

  • learn to analyze, evaluate, and define opportunities in the music business using both quantitative and qualitative data, and apply those criteria to your own professional pursuits
  • synthesize and apply acquired knowledge to all aspects of the music business
  • define the principles and practices of the music business that will transcend technological advances and emerging trends
  • create an entrepreneurial business and marketing plan

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Curriculum (120 Credits)

Online degree tuition is 60% less than campus tuition.
Financial Aid is available.


    Complete any six courses, except Liberal Arts courses coded with OLART, OLSOC, or OLMSC, in a given student's area of interest and professional development (e.g., music business, songwriting, arranging, orchestration, etc.).

Enroll by February 22 to Save Up to $300 on Select Music Business Courses

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