Graduate Certificate in Music Business Fundamentals
University of Miami

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Music Business Fundamentals is a music degree from the University of Miami for students interested in the business side of the music industry.  With this degree in music you will gain the knowledge and tools needed to meet the demands of a competitive industry.  The curriculum consists of three core courses and then two electives chosen by the students to best suit their needs and goals.  Coursework covers copyright law, particularly as it applies to music, and the international publishing industry with an emphasis on catalog development and exploitation. 

You will also study recorded music operations which is the study of the activities involved in commercially exploiting recorded music, including analysis of activities involved in:

  • Production 
  • Manufacturing 
  • Distribution
  • Marketing 
  • Royalty accounting 
  • Mechanical licensing 
  • Master-use licensing

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Miami is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV