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Bachelor of Music
Music Business

The Bachelor of Music in Music Business provides an opportunity to pursue applied studies in music while taking specialization courses with industry leaders, exploring marketing, financial accounting, management, entertainment industry analysis, media planning, and entertainment law and finance. Our students benefit from internships, preparing for careers in music publishing, concert management, broadcasting, and as entrepreneurs in the international music business marketplace.

Degree Details

Official Degree Title

Bachelor of Music in Music Business

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Your course work will include a blend of:

  • Music classes in music theory, aural comprehension, music history, keyboard skills, and music in contemporary world cultures
  • Music business specialization courses, including classes in music publishing, concert management, entrepreneurship, and the international music business marketplace
  • Liberal arts core classes in writing, arts and humanities, macro- and microeconomics, and mathematics
  • Courses at the NYU Stern School of Business, including marketing, financial accounting, management and organizational analysis, entertainment industry analysis, media planning, and entertainment law and finance
  • In addition to providing structured courses, our curriculum promotes individual choices and career development through an interactive classroom atmosphere, participation in our Village Records, and completion of research requirements. Students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities such as the Concert Program Board, radio station WNYU, and the Music Business Association.

You will complete 300 hours of internships in the music business, at locations like independent and major record labels, publishing companies, artist management firms, music television, music magazines, concert management agencies, and performance venues in New York City. Approximately 40% of our graduating seniors are offered jobs based on an internship or contact they made while at an internship.

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