Bachelor of Professional Studies

Electronic Music Production and Sound Design Degree


Learn current music production, sound design, and synthesis technologies to create professional electronic music compositions. This program will teach you to record, edit, and mix electronic music and sound design projects and will help you develop a deep understanding of electronic instruments by mastering a variety of synthesizer programming paradigms including subtractive, additive, FM, sampling, and granular. Upon graduation, you’ll have a portfolio of professional-quality sound designs and electronic music compositions to prepare you for a career in many areas of electronic music production, including sound design, digital audio editing, synthesist/producing, MIDI pre-production, multimedia development, performing, and more.

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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.More about degree completion 

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Curriculum

(120 Credits)


  • Specialization Courses in Your Interest (18 Credits - 6 Courses)

    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.).

How should I set up my schedule, based on the above requirements?

Check out this handy planning guide to help you understand which courses you should take during which semester.

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How to Apply

  1. Fill out the online application (15 minutes)
  2. Create a 500-750 word essay, or a 3-5 minute video essay
  3. Attach your official transcripts
  4. Ask for two letters of recommendation

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Online undergraduate degree tuition vs. campus tuition

Affordable Tuition

Tuition is $59,880 for 120 credits. This degree program also includes a $75 (non-refundable) application fee and a one-time comprehensive fee of $350.


Available Financial Aid


Already started your degree, or want to transfer credits to complete your degree?

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

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