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.
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 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.
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.
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.