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Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship

Certificate At A Glance

3 Courses

9 Credit Hours

7 Weeks Per Course

SACSCOC Accredited University

Eligible for Financial Aid

World-Class Faculty

Course Descriptions

The Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship can be completed as a standalone program or as part of the Master of Arts in Live Entertainment Management or Master of Arts in Music Industry. In order to transfer credits into one of our master's degrees, students must earn at least a 3.0 GPA in the certificate courses. Course offerings vary by term and the length to completion for each certificate may change based on course availability. To earn a certificate, students must complete all three designated courses within two years and earn a minimum combined GPA of 3.0 and no less than a C- in any one course. Please note, a bachelor's degree is required to enroll in this certificate program.

This course provides an in-depth study of the essential provisions of the U.S. copyright law as they are related to music.

Course explores a wide range of options for musicians who want to pursue music business careers in their regional music markets. Students examine opportunities in performance, recording, composition, education, and more. Emphasis is placed on the packaging of musical skills in the marketplace and on the financial management of a small proprietary music business. As a result, the student musician will be prepared to make career decisions with foresight and planning.

Students learn how to fulfill demand and influence consumer behavior through effective marketing techniques. The course provides the students with information on the latest technologies being employed to reach and communicate with target consumers.


The program cost for the Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship is $9,990.00. Please contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Application Deadline

We are now accepting applications for the Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship. Please contact an enrollment advisor to learn more about enrollment deadlines and our next upcoming start date for this program.