Music Business

Music Business

Southern & Dobson

Building: MU-43
Music Department Phone: 480-461-7575

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Enrollment Services
Jo Mandal, Academic Advisor
Phone: 480-461-7478

Alma V. Quiros
Administrative Secretary
Music/Performing Arts Center

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The MCC Music Business program offers students the opportunity to obtain relevant and up-to-the-minute knowledge of the Music Industry; through the study, production, marketing and management of commercial music projects and events. The program provides real-world, hands-on learning to help students gain a strategic and creative understanding of commercial music as both an art and a profession.

Students have the option to take individual classes or to pursue a 2-year Associate of Applied Science degree or a Certificate of Completion degree in Music Business or Disc Jockey Techniques.

Classes are offered Fall, Spring and Summer Semesters in Online, Hybrid, Open Entry/Open Exit and In-person formats.

This program is offered for both the performing artist, as well as the business student with limited performing experience.

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Available Associate Degrees and Certificates

Degree / Certificate Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)   Music Business Course Sequence
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)   Disc Jockey Techniques Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Music Business Course Sequence
Certificate of Completion (CCL) Disc Jockey Techniques Course Sequence

Get Your Associate Degree Online

Associate degrees for this program are available online. Online learning is a convenient, flexible alternative to traditional classes. Learn more about the benefits of earning your associate degree online.

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Before signing up for classes, you are encouraged to meet with an Academic Advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Music Business & Disc Jockey programs is available through Academic Advising Department in the Enrollment Center.  Learn more about program advising here.

New & Noteworthy In Music Business

MCC Music Business students can now learn about Event Production and Promotion and Venue Management with on-campus internships at the Performing Arts Center. The PAC at Mesa Community College is now offering multiple internship opportunities in Event Production, Box Office and Venue Management. Interns may work on a flexible, part-time basis (5-20 hours per week) or may opt to work on just one or multiple events. See details here:

Earn while you Learn! Music students are now able to earn college credit towards a Music Business degree or certificate while participating in the Disney College Program internship. Learn more here.

The MCC Music Business program now offers an AAS degree (Associate of Applied Science) and a CCL (Certificate of Completion) in Professional Disc Jockey Techniques. Get information here. Learn more about Gainful Employment for the CCL in Disc Jockey Techniques here.

Learn to be a Music Producer! The MCC Music Business program is offering classes in how to be a professional music producer. Get information here.

Get advanced training for the Music Industry. Check out these specialized classes taught by music industry insiders. Get more information:

  • MUC145 Recording Studio Business Operations
  • MUC210 Concert Touring and Prom0tion
  • MTC113: Songwriting Techniques

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