Below you will find answers to some of the frequently asked questions about this program. For additional information on admission requirements, curriculum, tuition and more, please visit the specific pages on the navigation menu to the left.
How many hours a week should I plan to dedicate to classes?
Credit-bearing programs conform to Carnegie hours (i.e., one credit equals one hour of class time, plus two hours of homework). Our programs usually have six to nine credits per term. Nine credits equals 27 hours a week dedicated to classes.
Who takes this program?
The program has a very diverse group, including international students. Students often have a performance background, although this is not required for admission. They may have studied music but decided to learn the business side of the music industry. Some have a business background and an interest in the music industry. Others are already in the industry with roles such as concert promotions. The work experience of students varies, with some being new to the industry and others with several years of industry experience.
What careers does this program prepare me for?
Can I get credit for doing an internship?
An internship is not required for the program.
Do I get an I-20 if I'm an international student?
No. I-20s are not issued for fully online degree programs.
If I'm completing my bachelor's degree over the summer in hopes of starting a graduate program in the fall, can I still apply?
Yes. Students can apply if they are completing in the summer. We will be able to send their application to the academic department for review with their most current transcripts. However, the applicant, if admitted, will have to provide official transcripts before starting the fall term.
What distinguishes this program?
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