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MA, Music Business

M.A. in Music Business: Total 42 points

Required Core Music Business Courses
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 2203

Emerging Models & Markets for Music*

 3
MPAMB-GE 2211

Data Analysis in the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2225

Music Publishing: Background and Practice

 3
MPAMB-GE 2301

Internship (1 point per semester, Spring, Fall, Spring)

 3
MPAMB-GE 2401 Colloquy: Issues in Music Management  3

*This course is offered in Brazil every other January: 2021, 2023 etc.

Music Business Electives
Course #

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

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 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,: 2020, 2022 etc.
 

Required Business Courses
Course #

Required Business Courses (9 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

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 45 points instead of 42.

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 42 points)

Required Core Music Business Courses
 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 2203

Emerging Models & Markets for Music*

 3
MPAMB-GE 2211

Data Analysis in the Music Industry

 3
MPAMB-GE 2225

Music Publishing: Background and Practice

 3
MPAMB-GE 2301

Internship (1 point per semester; Spring, Fall, Spring)

 3
MPAMB-GE 2401 Colloquy: Music Business  3

*This course is offered in Brazil every other January, 2021, 2023 etc.

Required Courses for Concentration in Music Technology
Course #

Required Courses for Concentration in Music Technology (3 points, by placement exam)

MPATE-GE 2590

Graduate Fundamentals in Music Technology (pending placement exam)

 1
MPATE-GE 2600 Graduate Seminar in Music Technology  3
Music Technology Electives
Course #

Music Technology Electives (6 points; 2 courses in Music Technology; by advisement)

MPATE-GE 2---

 

 3
MPATE-GE 2---    3
Required Business Courses
Course #

Required Business Courses (9 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

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 45 points instead of 42.