Online Music Industry Certificate Program offered by University College at Fairfield University

The business of music is bigger than ever and learning it is as convenient as going online. Fairfield University announces University College's Online Music Industry Certificate Program with 25 individual courses in the music industry as well as comprehensive certificate programs in Music Business, Artist Management, Home/Project Studio, Independent Musician, Music Production and Arranging & Songwriting.

This course is designed for those interested in a variety of aspects of the music industry whether he or she is a novice to the industry or has already acquired experience. There is no age limitation and no college degree is required. Special consideration is given to members of the military. It is possible to complete the requirements for a certificate in 24 weeks. Programs begin on the 1st and 15th of every month and advisors are available for guidance.

Distance is no barrier to this program as George Turner, a featured student discovered, "I am a soldier serving in Iraq, studying Audio Technology. My highly skilled professors provide me with the knowledge I need to be successful in the music industry!"

The stellar faculty includes professionals from key areas of the music industry, including several attorneys who specialize in entertainment and multimedia, studio producers and audio engineers, composers, concert promoters, performers, recording studio and independent label executives, musicians and business consultants for the music industry. They are attuned to the latest innovations and have a keen eye for nuance in a constantly changing industry environment.

The industry career options are surprisingly varied and encompass a wide range of skills with varying levels of compensation. From vocal performance to performing arts medicine, the possibilities are boundless.

For further information, contact University College at (203) 254-4110.

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Posted on July 23, 2009

Vol. 42, No. 6

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