Curriculum - Music Business

Music Business Curriculum Master's

M.A. in Music Business: Total 51 points
M.A. in Music Business: Concentration in Music Technology (Total 51 points)

M.A. in Music Business: Total 51 points

Course #

Required Core Music Business Courses (24 points)

 Points
MPAMB-GE 2001

MUBG Professional Development Sequence (register for this each semester)

 0
MPAMB-GE 2101

Principles & Practice in the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2102

The Law and the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2103

Environment of the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2104

Artist Management and Management Science in the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2105

Concert Management

 3
MPAMB-GE 2203

Emerging Models & Markets for Music*

 3
MPAMB-GE 2301

Internship (Variable 1-3 points per semester; 3 points total)

 3
MPAMB-GE 2401 Colloquy: Issues in Music Management  3
*This course is offered in Brazil every other summer: 2015, 2017 etc.
Course #

Music Business Electives (9 points/at least 3 of these 6 classes**)

 
MPAMB-GE 2201

Graduate Seminar in A&R

 3
MPAMB-GE 2202

Promotions & Publicity in the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2204

Ethics of the Entertainment Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2206

Strategic Marketing in the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2207

Global Music Management (NYU - London)*

 3

*This course is now offered every other January,: 2014, 2016 etc.
**Additional Music Business Electives may be taken as Other Electives.

Course #

Other Electives (6 points)

 
 

(Total of 6 points; can be Music Business Electives or Stern courses; See advisor)

 6
Course #

Required Business Courses (12 points, at the Stern School of Business)

 
COR1-GB.1302

Leadership in Organizations (Steinhardt Students Section)

 3
COR1-GB.1306 Financial Accounting and Reporting (Steinhardt Students Section)  3
 

EMT (Entertainment, Media, Technology) Elective(s) 3 points total

 3
  Business Elective (can be EMT courses) 3 points total  3

Prerequisites
Prerequisites to study include a course in statistics or quantitative methods prior to coming in to the program.  Alternatively, the statistics requirements may be fulfilled while in the program, and the student will graduate with 54 points instead of 51.

Accelerated Global MA in Music Business Option
Learn more
about this option which offers students the opportunity to complete the program’s full degree requirements in a year and a half while enhancing their New York-based studies with internships and courses taught abroad.

M.A. in Music Business: Concentration in Music Technology (Total 51 points)

 Course #

Required Core Music Business Courses (18 points)

 Points
MPAMB-GE 2001

MUBG Professional Development Sequence (register for this each semester)

 0
MPAMB-GE 2101

Principles & Practice in the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2102

The Law and the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2103

Environment of the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2203

Emerging Models & Markets for Music*

 3
MPAMB-GE 2301

Internship (Variable 1-3 points per semester; 3 points total)

 3
MPAMB-GE 2401 Colloquy: Music Business  3
*This course is offered in Brazil every other summer, 2013, 2015, etc.
Course #

Required Courses for Concentration in Music Technology (6 points)

 
MPATE-GE 2600

Digital Audio Processing I

 3
MPATE-GE 2601 Digital Audio Processing II  3
Course #

Music Technology Electives (9 points; 3 courses in Music Technology; by advisement)

 
MPATE-GE 2---

 

 3
MPATE-GE 2---    3
MPATE-GE 2---

 

 3
Course #

Music Business Electives (6 points)

 
MPAMB-GE 2104 Artist Management and Management Science in the Music Industry  3
MPAMB-GE 2105 Concert Management  3
MPAMB-GE 2201 Graduate Seminar in A&R  3
MPAMB-GE 2202 Promotions & Publicity in the Music Industry  3
MPAMB-GE 2204 Ethics of the Entertainment Industry  3
MPAMB-GE 2206 Strategic Marketing in the Music Industry  3
MPAMB-GE 2207 Global Music Management (NYU - London)  3
Course #

Required Business Courses (12 points, at the Stern School of Business)

 
COR1-GB.1302

Leadership in Organizations (Steinhardt Students Section)

 3
COR1-GB.1306 Financial Accounting and Reporting (Steinhardt Students Section)  3
 

EMT (Entertainment, Media, Technology) Elective(s) 3 points total

 3
  Business Elective (can be EMT courses) 3 points total  3

Prerequisites
Prerequisites to study include a course in statistics or quantitative methods prior to coming in to the program.  Alternatively, the statistics requirements may be fulfilled while in the program, and the student will graduate with 54 points instead of 51.