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Master of Arts in Music Industry
Grow your confidence as a digitally nimble, entrepreneurial leader with an education that combines business principles with creativity.

Why Earn a Master of Arts in Music Industry?

Today there are more stakeholders and platforms to promote the sale and use of music than ever before. As the market for music shifts away from physical products and traditional methods to a digital and mobile presence, a growing number of highly skilled executives and entrepreneurs are needed to meet the specialized demands of the new music industry.

This online music business degree program has been at the forefront of music business education since 1964. Graduates of the program are working for major record labels, independent record companies, music publishing companies, and talent agencies in various leadership positions. Whether students are looking to enter or advance in the music business and entertainment industry, this top-ranked program is meticulously designed to prepare music business students for emerging opportunities in this evolving industry.

Program At A Glance

10 courses

7 weeks per course

18 months to complete

SACSCOC accredited

GRE/GMAT not required

1 capstone project


Explore More About The Program

  
The University of Miami Master of Arts in Music Industry prepares students to be the next generation of entertainment industry professionals. Courses were developed by the talented Frost School of Music professors to be interdisciplinary, with many graduate certificates offered to complement and specialize your professional development. Explore more about our faculty, program curriculum, and graduate certificates below.

  
Program Curriculum Program Faculty Graduate Certificates


Tuition

PROGRAM COST PER CREDIT FOR 2022-23† CREDITS TOTAL ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST WHAT MOST STUDENTS PAY
Master of Arts in Music Industry $2,310 30 $69,300 $41,580

*This is the total estimated cost of the program before potential financial assistance.
†Based on the UM 2022-2023 UOnline Tuition and fees rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

You can learn more about financial aid opportunities available to you here.


Summer 2023 Application Deadline

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For students who wish to start classes in the Music Industry program on May 8, 2023, the early decision deadline is March 13, 2023. Download the UOnline Application Checklist for a step-by-step guide through the simplified application process and contact an enrollment advisor to waive your $300 deposit fee.

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A Message From Program Director Serona Elton

"The Music Industry program is perfect for the student who knows that their career lies in the business side of music and is ready to learn how the industry works. Even if you are balancing other commitments, this degree is right for students who are ready to invest in their future."


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