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Music Business Certificate - Academic Plan


Total Credits = 16

Discover how to create, manage, and promote your music with a Music Business Certificate from ACC. Students will learn how to develop their business skills in the music industry so they can apply for careers in artist management, music marketing, publishing, the live entertainment industry, or entrepreneurship. The music industry is comprised of companies as well as independent artists that earn money by creating music, organizing live events, record both audio and video recordings, composing music, and working in organizations and associations that support musicians worldwide. Students at ACC can learn the basics of every major facet of the industry, choose what fits them, and learn how to further explore the area that best suits their career goals. This certificate can also transfer to a 4-year Music Business degree.

Program Outcomes

ACC's Music Business Certificate prepares students for opportunities in music promotion, publishing, touring, and marketing. Discover how to create, manage, and promote your music.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)


  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Refer to 2023/2024 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this certificate.