Bachelor in Music Business

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While enrolled in Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Music Business program, you could have the opportunity to learn about music distribution, record label development, and other related topics. Learn more about Full Sail University's online and campus-based Bachelor of Science in Music Business program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Bachelor of Science in Music Business program is offered by Full Sail University in both the online and campus formats. Students enrolled in the degree program have the opportunity to learn about many areas related to the field of music business. At present, these broad areas include law, management, marketing, and distribution. In addition to completing core courses, you must complete a final project that requires you to develop an original and engaging business venture that combines imagination and vision with business, marketing, and investment fundamentals.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Applicants to Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Music Business program must be a permanent U.S. resident or citizen, be at least 18 years of age, and hold a high school diploma or GED. The school that issued the high school diploma must also be properly accredited and meet Full Sail University's standards. In addition to holding a high school diploma, you must also submit a letter of recommendation.

What Are the Course Requirements?

Differences may exist between the online and campus formats for Full Sail's Bachelor of Science in Music Business program. Prospective students are encouraged to contact an admissions representative to seek clarification. The information listed in this section pertains only to the online degree program, which consists of 120.5 credit hours that are completed over a period of 128 weeks. In addition to taking core courses in music business, you are required to complete 32.13 credits worth of general education classes.

Music Business Course Requirements

Course Code Course Name
MUB 331 Music Business Management
MUB 343 Record Label Development
MUB 345 Music Distribution
MUB 352 Professional Communication and Presentation
MUB 361 Music Merchandising and Retail Promotions
MUB 452 Business Accounting and Finance
MUB 454 Music Business Marketing
MUB 461 Concert Management and Publicity
MUB 471 Music Business Law and Contract Negotiations
MUB 472 Music Copyright and Publishing
MUB 475 Information Systems and E-Commerce
MUB 481 Artist Management
MUB 495 Music Business Final Project

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Music Business is designed to give students the opportunity to pursue careers in publishing and distribution, concert management, artist management, venue management, and music licensing. Entry-level positions also exist with independent and major record labels. Graduates of the bachelor's degree in music business are also equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to begin their own business in the field. Possible careers related to the Bachelor's in Music Business include:

  • Artist Manager
  • Studio Manager
  • Tour Manager
  • Artist Relations
  • Record Producer
  • Promoter

Advanced Degrees

After completing Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science in Music Business program, you could pursue positions in the field. You could also choose to further increase your knowledge of music business through Full Sail's Master of Science in Entertainment Business program.