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Learn Music Business Online with Berklee

  • Study with Berklee's Renowned Faculty Online from anywhere in the world
  • Choose from over 130 Online Courses and Certificate Programs
  • Promotion, publishing, marketing, distribution, and artist management.

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Winter Term Starts January 13, 2020

Online Courses

  • The Future of Music and the Music Business

    Explore challenging aspects of the music business and discover the changes, technologies, innovation and powerful trends that are affecting its future. This course is essential for all artists, songwriters and music business people seeking success in the future.

  • Music Business 101

    Gain a broad overview of the music business and learn how the various segments of the industry operate on a day-to-day basis. Discover the career opportunities that are available to you, and the knowledge you'll need to achieve your goals.

  • Music Publishing 101

    Create and operate your own publishing company, and learn how to effectively promote and place your songs into income-generating opportunities.

  • Artist Management

    Explore the role and importance of an artist manager, what they do, and how it impacts the career of the artist and their brand.

  • Legal Aspects of the Music Industry

    Build your music career with an understanding of the legal issues that are of special concern to musicians and songwriters, and take a focused look at the important legal changes that have evolved as a result of the shift in the music business landscape.

  • Music Marketing 101

    Gain a firm foundation in music marketing. Learn techniques to successfully attract new fans, garner media exposure, make smart use of the Internet, and sell more of your music!

  • Music Marketing: Press, Promotion, Distribution, and Retail

    This course provides more advanced marketing techniques that can be immediately implanted into any band, independent label, or manager’s promotional strategy.

  • Concert Touring

    Learn the preparations and logistics involved in developing, budgeting, and executing a successful tour, from small club dates to international stadium shows.

  • Music Industry Entrepreneurship

    Focus your efforts and dramatically increase your chances of success by learning the entrepreneurial tools particular to the music industry, including business structures, finance, marketing, management, and leadership.

Online Certificate Programs