Declaration of Major for Electronic Production and Design or Music Production and Engineering

In order to ensure the proper amount of lab/studio project time and hands-on experience necessary in the curriculum of the Electronic Production and Design (EPD) major and the Music Production and Engineering (MP&E) major, enrollment in both of these programs is limited. Students interested in either of these majors must follow special application procedures.

Electronic Production and Design:

Students desiring to declare a major in Electronic Production and Design (EPD) must complete the EPD application process and be approved for acceptance into the major. Complete information about applying is available online at berklee.edu/electronic-production-design.

Acceptance to the EPD major is not guaranteed and is extremely competitive. The rate of acceptance for recent semesters has been around 50%.

Students accepted into the EPD major will be billed for the EPD Major Bundle of hardware and software which can be picked up at the start of the semester when entering the major. Also, as students advance through the curriculum, the major may require additional hardware and/or software purchases for specific courses.

Important Dates for EPD Applicants:

Note: Summer and Fall enrollment share a single application deadline in the Spring.

For Admission into: Deadline (by 11:59 PM EST)
Spring 2015 Deadline has already passed
Summer or Fall 2015 Monday, March 2, 2015
Spring 2016 Monday, October 19, 2015

Music Production and Engineering:

Information about applying to the MP&E major is available online at berklee.edu/mpe. Acceptance to the MP&E major is not guaranteed and is extremely competitive. The rate of acceptance for students applying to the Music Production and Engineering major is typically in the range of 50%.

Students accepted to the Music Production and Engineering major must sign the Student Recording Rights Agreement (SRRA) at the MP&E office and submit a completed Declaration of Major form to the Office of the Registrar before enrolling in any restricted MP&E classes. 

Newly accepted MP&E students will also be responsible for purchasing the Music Production and Engineering Major Hardware and Software Bundle. Specific information on the bundle elements, cost, and purchase process will be provided upon completion of the Declaration of Major Form and posted online at berklee.edu/mpe. Additionally, the major may require additional hardware and/or software purchases for specific courses as students advance through the curriculum.

Important Dates for MP&E Applicants

Note: Summer and Fall enrollment share a single application deadline in the Spring.

For Admission into: Deadline (by 4:00 PM EST)
Spring 2015 Deadline has already passed
Summer or Fall 2015 Friday, February 27, 2015
Spring 2016 Friday, October 16, 2015

Additional Information for EPD and MP&E Applicants:

Due to facilities limitations,, simultaneous enrollment in or attendance of multiple sections of any EP, MP, or MTEC course is not permitted. A student may only enroll in or attend one section of a given EP, MP, or MTEC course.

ELPD and MPED majors may not enroll in an EP, MP, or MTEC course that they have previously taken except by written permission from the chair of their department.

The dates listed earlier are subject to change.