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Music Business Major

Bradley’s unique Music Business program offers students the opportunity to not only study music, but also prepare to enter the music business industry.

Students take advantage of:

  • Our nationally recognized Foster College of Business
  • Bradley’s NAMM affiliation
  • Outstanding music courses and ensembles
  • Industry experienced Music Business faculty
  • Music Business internships
  • On campus Music Business organizations
  • Bradley’s Hollywood Semester
  • Music Business expeditions

Established in 1948, Bradley’s Music Business degree is the oldest in the United States, and enjoys a long tradition of excellence.

Degree and Curriculum

Bradley Slane College of Communications and Fine Arts offers an undergraduate curriculum leading to a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Music Business.

Students complete coursework in music fundamentals, including theory, sight singing, keyboard skills, and music history. They study with our excellent faculty and participate in a wide variety of ensembles.  Additionally, students complete coursework in business fundamentals, including Accounting, Finance, Marketing, and Sales.

Music and business knowledge converge in our Music Business Courses. The capstone of the degree is the Music Business Internship.

Beyond Bradley

Bradley Music Business graduates are prepared to succeed in a variety of professional environments, including,

  • Arts Management
  • Music Supervision
  • Music Products Industry
  • Licensing and Copyright
  • Entertainment Agency
  • Artist Representation