Special partnerships include a variety of institutions currently under agreement with Berklee relating to cooperative or dual degrees, special programming, academic and/or business-related engagement, and other new opportunities.
- Boston area: Boston Arts Academy, dual enrollment
- Boston area: Harvard University, dual degree
- Boston area: Suffolk University, dual degree
- Boston area: Southern New Hampshire University, joint degree/Master of Business Administration
- England: Royal Academy of Dance, extra credential work
- Interlochen Center for the Arts