Graduate Certificate in Legal Aspects of the Music Business
University of Miami

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Legal Aspects of the Music Business is a music degree from the University of Miami for individuals interested in studying both music and the law.  With this degree in music you will gain the knowledge and tools needed to meet the demands of a competitive industry and stand out from the others.  The curriculum consists of three core courses along with two electives chosen by the students to best suit their interests.  You will study the unique complexities of music copyright law and legal aspects of the live entertainment industry, including contracts and agreements frequently used in the music industry. 

The final core course covers music industry agreements, including agreements and how they affect the artist and songwriter.  You will look at:

  • Recording, music publishing, and personal management agreements
  • Negotiation considerations
  • Record company economics
  • Deal points
  • Profitability

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Proof of English language proficiency

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges