Music Business Study and Degree Programs


Courses in Artist Management for the Music Business

The following is a listing of some of the universities teaching courses in artist management, or they are offering courses that incorporate the principles of artist management and music management.


Alabama State University – Montgomery

University of North Alabama – Florence, AL


Paradise Valley Community College – Phoenix, AZ

Scottsdale Community College – Scottsdale, AZ


American River College – Sacramento, CA

Cal Poly – Pomona, CA

California State University- Chico, CA

California State University – Los Angeles, CA

Sacramento Community College – Sacramento, CA

Sacramento State – Sacramento, CA

San Francisco State University – San Francisco, CA

University of Southern California: Thornton School of Music – Los Angeles, CA

University of the Pacific – Stockton, CA


University of Colorado – Denver, CO

University of Denver – Denver, CO


University of Hartford – West Hartford, CT

University of New Haven – West New Haven, CT


Florida Atlantic University -Boca Raton, FL

Full Sail University – Winter Haven, FL

University of Miami – Coral Gables, FL


Georgia State University – Atlanta, GA

Kennesaw State University – Atlanta, GA

University of Georgia: Terry College of Business – Athens, GA


Columbia College – Chicago, IL

Concordia University – Chicago, IL

DePaul University – Chicago, IL 

Elmhurst College – Elmhurst, IL

Greenville College – Greenville, IL

Milliken University – Decatur, IL

Northwestern University – Evanston, IL

Olney Central College – Olney, IL

Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, IL

Western Illinois University – Macomb, IL


Anderson University – Anderson, IN

Indiana University – Terre Haute, IN

Marian College – Indianapolis. IN 

Valparaiso University – Valparaiso, IN


Murray State University – Murray, Kentucky


Loyola University – New Orleans, LA

University of New Orleans – New Orleans, LA


Community College of Baltimore County – Baltimore, MD

University of Maryland: Smith School of Business – College Park, MD


Bay State College – Boston, MA

Berklee College of Music – Boston, MA

Greenfield Community College – Greenfield, MA

Harvard University: LSC Recording Artists Project – Boston, MA

Northeastern University – Boston, MA

University of Massachusetts – Lowell, MA


Augsburg College – Minneapolis, MN

College of St. Scholastica – Duluth, MN

McNally Smith College of Music – Saint Paul, MN

Saint Mary’s University – Minneapolis, MN


University of Montana – Billings, MT


Ferris State University – Big Rapids, MI

Wayne State University – Detroit, MI


Delta State University – Cleveland, MS


Webster University – St. Louis, MO

University of Montana – Missoula, MT

New Jersey

Bergen Community College – Paramus, NJ

Rowan University – Glassbro, NJ

William Patterson University – Wayne, NJ

New York

College of Saint Rose – Albany, NY

Five Towns College – Dix Hills, NY

Long Island University – Brookfield, NY

SUNY Potsdam – Potsdam,  NY

Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY

New York University – New York, NY

University at Buffalo – Buffalo, NY

North Carolina

Appalachian State University – Bone, NC

Cowan College -Murfreesboro, NC

Gardner-Webb University – Boiling Springs, NC

Western Carolina University – Cullowhee, NC

Wingate University – Wingate, NC


Capital University – Columbus, OH

Hocking College – Nelsonville, OH

Ohio State University – Columbus, OH


University of Central Oklahoma


Albright College- Reading ,PA

Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School – Pittsburgh, PA

Drexel University – Philadelphia, PA

Lebanon Valley College – Annville, PA

Lehigh University – Bethlehem, PA

University of the Arts – Philadelphia, PA

South Carolina

Converse College: Petrie School of Music – Spartanberg, SC


Belmont University

University of Memphis – Memphis

Middle Tennessee State University

Trevecca Nazarene University – Nashville, TN


Dallas Baptist University – Dallas, TX

McClennan Community College – Waco, TX

San Antonio College – San Antonio, TX

South Plains College – Levelland, TX

University of Texas at San Antonio – San Antonio, TX


James Madison University – Harrisonburg, VA

Lynchburg College – Lynchburg, VA

Virginia Wesleyan College – Norfolk, VA 


University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, WI


Northwest University – Kirkland, WA

Seattle Pacific University – Seattle, WA

University of Puget Sound – Tacoma, WA


University of Wisconsin – Oskosh, WI

University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, WI


Harris Institute – Toronto, Canada

Nova Scotia Community College – Digby, NS

Trebas Institute – Toronto, CA


City University London, England

London Metropolitan University – London, England

Northbrook College – Sussex, England

University of Westminster – London, England


Victoria University – Melbourne, Australia