Music Business and Industry

Achieve Peak Performance with a Degree in Music Business and Industry from Northern Vermont University

If you have a passion for music and a drive to succeed in a music-related career, you'll thrive in our nationally known music business and industry program, offered at NVU-Lyndon. You will gain skills in internships at recording studios, music festivals, radio stations, and with other businesses to help you stand out in the job market after you graduate.

Our program will expose you to all aspects of the industry, from writing songs, recording your own music, and marketing music products to managing artists, promoting concerts, and booking tours. With our state-of-the-art recording studio, new MIDI-music lab, and record label, you’ll build a marketable skill set with business and technical problem-solving fundamentals.

Focus Your Studies

You’ll choose a concentration in audio production, music management, or music and self-promotion to gain the expertise you need as you pursue a career. And you’ll collaborate with faculty who have stellar reputations, including a multi-platinum selling songwriter and recording artist as well as a Grammy award-winning audio engineer who worked with Big Sean, Ludacris, Deftones, Slayer, Michael Bublé, and “Weird Al” Yankovic. Interested in music recording and post-production? We offer a summer class to prepare students for certain Avid Pro Tools certification exams.