Why Major in Music Industry Management?
The Music Industry Management Degree Program prepares students to enter the global, multi-billion dollar music and entertainment industry. This degree program provides the thorough business training sought by every branch of the industry.
This program features two internship opportunities that allow the student to experience, first hand, work in their chosen areas of the industry. The Music Industry Management Degree Program consistently places interns and employees in the major markets of New York, Los Angeles, Nashville as well as regional markets like Chicago and Detroit. Interns can find themselves working for record labels, radio stations, manufacturers, agents, concert venues - many in major cities for companies most people recognize by name.
Advance Your Career with a Music Industry Management Degree
Music Industry Management is endorsed and supported by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the professional trade organization that represents the global music products industry. NAMM sponsors two world-class trade shows per year and Music Industry Management students are allowed to attend these at minimal cost (students are responsible for travel and lodging). The Winter Show is a tradition at the Anaheim Convention Center in California and this is the single largest event of its kind in the world. At these shows, students will see the latest in music making products, see performances by some of their favorite artists, and benefit from special sessions and seminars designed for students planning a career in the industry.
Students can also take part in conferences and trade shows sponsored by the Music Business Association. These conferences are held in cities like San Diego, Chicago, San Francisco and are attended by professionals representing Major and Independent Record Companies, Distributors, and recorded music Retailers.
All areas of the music business are explored with emphasis on preparing students for positions in marketing, management, sales, advertising, public relations and promotion. Previous formal training in music is not required to begin this degree program - musical studies deemed appropriate by the industry are incorporated to enrich the lives of Music Industry Management majors and enhance their understanding of the role of the artist/performer
Business and Music - the perfect combination for select students.
Music Industry Management College Graduates Get Great Jobs
As a result of their academic preparation, in conjunction with the extensive hands-on component of this curriculum (derived from two internships, participation in national/international trade shows and conventions, and active involvement in the student-based organization which functions as a model production company), our graduates are sought after by employers from New York to L.A., Nashville to Chicago, and regional markets throughout the country.
College Degree Music Industry Management
The Music Industry Management degree program at Ferris will lead to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Music Industry Management.
If you would like more information on Music Industry Management Bachelor's Degree Programs at Ferris State University call (231) 591-2000.