Academics

Berklee offers a range of academic programs, from comprehensive undergraduate studies in Boston to short programs around the globe. Dig deeper below.

 

  • ?? Undergraduate Programs

    Choose from one or more of 12 majors on your way to a bachelor of music degree or professional diploma. You'll learn more in this section about Berklee's minors, principal instruments, institutes, and more.

  • Graduate Programs

    Interested in taking your music skills to the next level? Consider any of Berklee's six graduate programs—four on our campus in Valencia, Spain—covering performance, film scoring, business, and technology—and two new ones that will launch on our Boston campus in 2015.

  • Emmy Award logoOnline Degrees, Certificates, and Courses

    Berklee Online is the online extension school of Berklee College of Music, delivering access to Berklee’s acclaimed curriculum from anywhere in the world.  Berklee Online’s award-winning online courses, multi-course certificate programs, and Bachelor of Professional Studies degrees are accredited and taught by the college’s world-renowned faculty, providing lifelong learning opportunities to people interested in music and working in the music industry.

  • Oscar Award logoSummer Programs

    Things slow down at some colleges during the summer, but not at Berklee. Programs run in length from a few days to several weeks and they're open to a wide range of musicians. You'll have a chance to develop your abilities in performance, production, songwriting, or any of several other areas.

  • Study Abroad in Spain

    Berklee’s exclusive Study Abroad in Spain program provides students the opportunity to become successful global music leaders and to prepare for international careers. Students study at Berklee's international campus in Valencia, Spain. Students may take advantage of performance and experiential learning opportunities, meet with top artists, and network within the international music industry.

  • Thelonious Monk Institute logoInternational Programs

    Through its partnerships with music education institutions and other organizations around the world, Berklee takes its curriculum, faculty, and students to places far from the college's campuses in Boston and Spain. Learn all about the international pathways to a Berklee education via the link above or watch an international student discuss his experience at Berklee in the video below:

  • Award ribbonBerklee City Music

    This nonprofit education program harnesses the energy of contemporary music to reach underserved 4th to 12th graders. Students are set up for success through year-round instruction, expert faculty, individualized mentoring, and a comprehensive curriculum.