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Start gaining a command of songwriting by accessing Berklee Online’s award-winning curriculum! Sign up now to download our free songwriting handbook, featuring lessons pulled straight from Berklee Online’s 12-week courses, which are taught by the same instructors who teach at Berklee College of Music, as well as seasoned music industry professionals.

Berklee Online Offers:

  • Beginner to graduate-level courses including Commercial Songwriting Techniques, Songwriting: Writing Hit Songs, and Songwriting: Melody
  • Certificate programs in Songwriting, Lyric Writing, and Writing and Producing Music
  • Bachelor of Arts degree program in Songwriting
  • Master of Arts degree program in Songwriting

Since 2002, Berklee Online has been the premier innovator of worldwide music education, earning a 97 percent student satisfaction rate, while offering fully accredited online music courses, certificates, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees at a fraction of the cost of Berklee’s campus programs. Whether you’re interested in transferring in or out, Berklee Online ensures you get credit where it’s deserved with our generous transfer policy. Discover how Berklee Online can help you hone your craft to write songs fearlessly.

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Berklee Online is Berklee College of Music's Online School

Affordable Degree Program


Earn your degree at a cost that's 64% less than campus tuition and graduate with a professional portfolio that will prepare you for a career in many areas of music.

World-Renowned Faculty


Berklee Online instructors have managed, produced, and engineered hundreds of artists and records and have received numerous industry awards.

Like-Minded Classmates


Our student body includes working professionals, executives at industry-leading technology and business firms, and members of internationally known acts like Nine Inch Nails, Dave Matthews Band, and Sugarland.

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