Online Songwriting Certificates

Complete an online music certificate program in Songwriting, and gain the professional credentials and marketable skills you need for success.

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Level: Professional
Lyric Writing
$3,645
3 Courses (9 Credits)
Study the key methodologies and strategies for writing impactful lyrics and in turn, learn how to better express yourself through your songs.
Level: Advanced Professional
Songwriting
$11,835
9 Courses (27 Credits)
Delve into lyric writing, melody, harmony, theory, arranging, and the songwriting strategies employed by some of the all-time greatest songwriters.
Level: Advanced Professional
General Music Studies
$12,120
8 Courses (24 Credits)
This customizable program allows you to earn an Advanced Professional Certificate in General Music Studies by choosing eight courses from any interest area.
Required Courses You'll Complete as Part of this Certificate
  • Choose eight undergraduate-level courses in any interest area from our .
Level: Professional
General Music Studies
$6,060
4 Courses (12 Credits)
This customizable program allows you to earn a Professional Certificate in General Music Studies by choosing four courses from any interest area.
Required Courses You'll Complete as Part of this Certificate
  • Choose four undergraduate-level courses in any interest area from our .
Level: Graduate
Production Techniques for Songwriters
$8,370
3 Courses (9 Credits)
Gain a command of all the essential music production skills you need to transform your songs into a ready-to-go package.
Proof of a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in non-degree, graduate-level certificates.
Level: Professional
Songwriting
$4,860
4 Courses (12 Credits)
Whether you’re a new or experienced songwriter, and regardless of whether your goal is to write a hit or just more emotionally powerful songs, this program will bring out your best work as a songwriter.
Level: Graduate
Songwriting Analysis and Techniques
$8,370
3 Courses (9 Credits)
Sharpen your analytical listening skills and focus your critical eye on your own material as you strengthen your songwriting craft.
Proof of a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in non-degree, graduate-level certificates.
Level: Graduate
The Business of Songwriting
$8,370
3 Courses (9 Credits)
If you’re already a great songwriter, but you need some assistance navigating the ever-changing landscape of the music business, then this certificate program is for you.
Proof of a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in non-degree, graduate-level certificates.
Level: Advanced Professional
Writing and Producing Music
$13,035
9 Courses (27 Credits)
In this program, you’ll come away with the multifaceted skill set necessary to start or advance your career as a contemporary writer/producer.