Choose a Free Lesson to Try
Your sample course includes lessons from 12 different courses, each highlighting a different interest area. Each lesson offers content pulled straight from its course, including video and audio clips, discussion topics, and weekly assignments.
How It Works
Undergraduate- and Graduate-level Courses
4 Semesters Per Year, 12 Weeks Per SemesterView Academic Calendar
Each course typically requires 7-10 hours of time commitment per week.
Coursework is flexible and can be done on your own time, within the assignment period.
What will I do in class?
- Read through course material
- Learn from video clips and listen to audio clips
- Take interactive quizzes
- Respond to weekly discussion topics
- Submit weekly homework assignment(s)
- Participate in a weekly one-hour Live Chat with your instructor and classmates
- Receive feedback from your instructors
- Exchange feedback with your classmates
What if I miss a Live Chat, or I am in a different time zone?
No problem! All Live Chats are recorded. You may also privately message your instructor at any time with questions.
How long can I access my courses after they end?
Students can access courses for one year after the course has ended.
Discover Why Musicians Succeed at Berklee Online
Your online classroom
Berklee Online features a revolutionary, custom-built online learning management system. Combining classroom, syllabus, and course content, you can chat with your instructors live, upload your assignments and get feedback, and connect with your fellow students - all in one environment.
View all course content in one comprehensive app
- Learn from any device — phone, tablet, or computer
- Access your syllabus, readings, quizzes, and record your assignments, all in one place
- Message your instructors and classmates
Get in tune with the tools of success
- Record and upload your audio assignments right in the browser
- Create and post video to enrich your assignment presentations
- Try out melodies and tune your instrument with the platform's built-in piano widget
Become part of a global network of musicians
- Access instructors during their weekly "office hours"
- Exchange project feedback with other students
- Create a community of fellow musicians around the world
Join in on the Jam
- Everything you need to learn about music, available on all your devices
- Interaction with students across the globe
- Learning music just got a lot easier, and a lot more fun!