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 Berklee's graduate programs, offered on our campuses in Boston and Valencia, Spain. 

  • Emmy Award logoOnline Degrees, Certificates, and Courses

    Berklee Online is our online extension school, 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 you with the opportunities to become a successful global music leader and to prepare for international careers. You will study at Berklee's international campus in Valencia, Spain, and can 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.

  • 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.

  • Award ribbonBerklee MOOCs

    For prospective Berklee students or lifelong learners, massive open online courses (MOOCs) enable you to sample the Berklee experience for free. Berklee offers more than 20 MOOCs through Coursera and edX, some of which are taught in Spanish.