As a music business major, you’ll learn the fundamentals of business within the music industry from a musician’s perspective. Over eight semesters, while completing the college’s core music curriculum, you’ll immerse yourself in the legal, financial, artistic, and ethical issues that face the contemporary music business professional. By networking with a diverse community of musicians, faculty, and industry professionals on the college’s Boston campus, you’ll gain real world experience while earning a bachelor's degree.

The Music Business/Management major offers three tracks:

Management | Marketing | Entrepreneurial

Program Details


Learn the fundamentals of business from a musician’s perspective.

Over eight semesters, you’ll immerse yourself in the legal, financial, artistic, and ethical issues that face the contemporary music business professional. 

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

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  • Study Abroad

    Study abroad at our Valencia, Spain, campus. It is recommended that MB/M majors study in Valencia during their fourth, fifth, or sixth semester. For specific program information, please see the chair of your major or contact the study abroad office.

Are you interested in music business, but not in pursuing a career as a musician?

Berklee now offers a new Bachelor of Arts degree that gives students a foundation in design thinking and strategic leadership, without the emphasis on the core music curriculum. There is no audition to apply. 

Note that you must apply directly to the Bachelor of Arts program and cannot transfer to a Bachelor of Music program without reapplying to the college.

Alumni Story

Sony Music U.S. Latin President Nir Seroussi B.M. '96

Nir Seroussi B.M. ’96 discusses his Berklee experience and the future of music labels during his keynote interview at the 23rd Annual James G. Zafris Lecture for Music Business/Management.

Meet Your Mentors

Berklee Appoints First Woman Assistant Chair of Music Business/Management

Tonya Butler brings extensive industry experience to her new role as assistant chair of music business/management. 

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