Music Business

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

Program Advising

Enrollment Services
Dzintra Malins, Academic Advisor
Phone: 480-461-7262

Music Department
Alma V. Quiros, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 480-461-7575

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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 two different professional Associate of Applied Science degrees, an Associate of General Studies 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

Important note: MCC and The Maricopa CC District are implementing changes to General Education courses for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020. Please be sure to consult with our dedicated Music Business advisor to understand how this may impact your program study plans for the AAS degrees listed below:

Degree / Certificate Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Music Business Course Sequence
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Organizational Management with an Emphasis in Music Business Course List
Associate of General Studies (AGS) Emphasis in Music Business Course List
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 or Certificate Online

The Music Business program at MCC offers students the option to complete an Associates degree and/or a Certification of Completion via 100% online classes. There is no need to come to campus to earn your fully Accredited credentials in Music Business. Courses are asynchronous; students do not need to take tests on campus and can complete coursework on their own. The Music Business 100% online program supports students across Arizona and out-of-state. Before registering for courses, please be sure to consult with the Music Business advisor to ensure that our program is accepted for State Reciprocity with your state.

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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 and Disc Jockey programs is available through the Enrollment Services Department. We have a dedicated program advisor who specializes in the Music Business and Disc Jockey programs:

Dzintra Malins, Academic Advisor
Enrollment Services
Phone: 480-461-7262

Ms. Malins can help you with academic advisement, program planning, permissions to enroll, Time Frame applications, and graduation requirements and applications.
Ms. Malins is available to help via phone, online web chat, email and in-person. She is, generally, on campus during regular business hours, M-F.

Learn more about program advising here.

Advanced Training In Music Business

MCC Music Business students can now get advanced training for a professional career. Check out these specialized classes taught by music industry insiders. Get more information:

  • MTC111: Lyric Writing
  • MTC113: Songwriting Techniques
  • MUC145 Recording Studio Business Operations
  • MUC209 Music Industry Entreprenuership
  • MUC210 Concert Touring and Prom0tion
  • MUC211 Artist Management and Talent Development

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