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Music Business

Tuition fee CA$17,027 per year

The fees shown here are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,414), health insurance and ancillary fees.

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Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Humber’s Music Business graduate certificate program starts in May and is a condensed summer program with two semesters rolled into one (May – August), followed by a third-semester work placement in the fall. This program prepares you to work in any number of areas in the music industry. It offers a unique combination of theoretical and practical knowledge of the music industry, as well as entrepreneurial, business and project management skills.

You will study the structure of the Canadian music industry, artist and venue management, manufacturing, contracts, licensing and copyright, national and international distribution, marketing, promotion, and sales. You will develop foundational music business expertise, including communication and interpersonal skills in order to respond to industry demands for professionals who can interact with diverse teams and audiences. Opportunities for applied work and industry connections are important components of the program.

Work Placement

Students are required to complete an industry work placement totalling 300 hours. Humber staff will assist in placing the student – however, the ultimate responsibility for finding the placement is the student’s.

Watch the video to learn more about Humber’s Music Business program.

Career opportunities

Ontario is home to Canada’s largest and one of the world’s most diversified music sectors.

As a graduate of the Music Business program, you’ll be prepared to enter the industry and may find employment with radio stations, recording studios, post-production facilities, film houses, theatres, performance groups, distribution companies, sync agencies, media manufacturers and record labels. Opportunities are also available with various agencies for artist representation, promotion, copyright and legal, royalty collection, presenters, festivals and industry organizations.

Apply Now! May 2023
Application start
Jul 4, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 8, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! May 2023
Application start
Jul 4, 2022
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 8, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States