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Music Business and Entrepreneurship (BP/EP) Occupational Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Music Business and Entrepreneurship (MUBE) certificate prepares students who seek to supplement their music industry experience and who are interested immediate entry-level employment.  Coursework in the certificate utilizes industry-specific methodologies to help students develop entrepreneurial, creative, and small-business skills.

Award Outcomes

Solve music business problems using critical thinking and decision making techniques

Demonstrate an understanding of essential financial skills and industry revenue streams in creative ventures

Analyze music industry trends and consumer behavior

Develop a business plan for a new music venture

Career Opportunities

Starting and managing a music-related business is a promising career for many musicians and artists. Minnesota has a rich history in the music industry, and the allure of entrepreneurship is strong.  In addition to entrepreneurial opportunities, and depending on qualifications and experience, numerous positions are also available to students who complete the certificate, such as music marketing representative, social media marketing, music entrepreneur, promotions coordinator, and media sales.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 23 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MUBE1000Introduction to Music Business and Entrepreneurship

3

MUBE1005Musicianship I

3

MUBE1010Technology Tools for the Music Entrepreneur

4

MUBE2000Marketing and Monetization

3

MUBE2005Musicianship II

3

MUBE2010Creation and Copyright

3

MUBE2020Music Business and Entrepreneurship: Capstone

4

General Education Required 0 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 23

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Semester Sequence - Full-Time

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MUBE1000Introduction to Music Business and Entrepreneurship

3

MUBE1005Musicianship I

3

MUBE1010Technology Tools for the Music Entrepreneur

4

MUBE2010Creation and Copyright

3

Total Credits  13

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MUBE2000Marketing and Monetization

3

MUBE2005Musicianship II

3

MUBE2020Music Business and Entrepreneurship: Capstone

4

Total Credits  10

Graduation (23 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


10/28/2021 : BP 1608 / EP 1609

Semester Sequence - Part-Time

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MUBE1000Introduction to Music Business and Entrepreneurship

3

MUBE1005Musicianship I

3

Total Credits  6

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MUBE1010Technology Tools for the Music Entrepreneur

4

MUBE2010Creation and Copyright

3

Total Credits  7

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MUBE2005Musicianship II

3

Total Credits  3

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MUBE2000Marketing and Monetization

3

MUBE2020Music Business and Entrepreneurship: Capstone

4

Total Credits  7

Graduation (23 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


10/28/2021 : BP 1608 / EP 1609