The Berklee curriculum focuses on practical career preparation for today's music industry. Four-year degrees are offered in performance, jazz composition, music production and engineering, film scoring, music business/management, composition, music synthesis, contemporary writing and production, music education, songwriting, music therapy and professional music.
Berklee College of Music was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music was through the study and practice of contemporary music. For more than half a century, the college has evolved constantly to reflect the state of the art of music and the music business. With more than a dozen performance and nonperformance majors, a diverse and talented student body representing more than 70 countries, and a music industry "who's who" of alumni, Berklee is the world's premier learning lab for the music of today and tomorrow.