Berklee College of Music
Where will your creative journey begin?
Who we are
Berklee College of Music is a prestigious educational institution known for its ability to educate, train, and prepare students—from more than 100 countries worldwide—for a fulfilling career in the music industry. Whether you’re interested in music business, performance, music production, mixing/engineering, music education, or want to create your own career path, you can advance your skills and start your creative career at Berklee.
Choose from undergraduate programs in Boston, Massachusetts; Valencia, Spain; or online from anywhere. Place yourself amid a diverse, talented, and ambitious community of artists and watch your inspiration soar.
Bachelor of Music
With nine instrument departments, you can specialize in bass, brass, electronic digital instruments, guitar, percussion, piano, strings, voice, and woodwinds. Bachelor of Music students begin undeclared with a full year to hone your craft and explore who you want to be before choosing one of our 14 music majors.
Bachelor of Arts
The Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry Leadership and Innovation program gives music business students a foundation in design thinking and strategic leadership in the field. Learn how to identify new opportunities, develop innovative solutions to solve problems, and better meet the needs of both creatives and consumers. With no audition or instrument proficiency requirement, the program provides access and opportunity for everyone to pursue a career in the music industry.
Plug into the Berklee network
Find opportunities to build your dreams in any part of the world with some of the best music career connections, including Berklee’s International Career Center, and access to Berklee’s exclusive online alumni network covering every facet of the industry. Winning a Grammy is the highest honor for a musician—and more than 300 have gone to Berklee alumni!
Ranked as one of the “Best Music Schools in the World” | CEOWORLD magazine & CareersinMusic.com
Ranked among the “Top Music Business Schools” | Billboard, 2022
Ranked #2 among the "Best Colleges for Music in America" | Niche, 2022
Ranked #4 among the "Top 20 Music Schools for Composing for Film and TV" | The Hollywood Reporter, 2021
Ranked as a 2021–2022 top producer of Fulbright Scholars
Explore 14 undergraduate Bachelor of Music majors and a Bachelor of Arts program:
● Contemporary Writing & Production
● Electronic Music & Production
● Film Scoring
● Game & Interactive Media Scoring
● Independent Recording & Production
● Jazz Composition
● Music Business/Management
● Music Education
● Music Industry Leadership & Innovation (BA)
● Music Production & Engineering
● Music Therapy
● Professional Music
“The teachers at Berklee form a support system that's extremely engaging, working with you every step of the way to help achieve your goals and exceed your own expectations.”
“Berklee does a great job equipping you with the skills to navigate the music industry with ease.”
“After studying Music Business/Management, I have a strong business plan and marketing tools to start my own business.”
“I had the opportunity to explore various aspects of music and focus on those that are closer to my interests.”