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Music Department Phone: 480-461-7575
Jo Mandal, Academic Advisor
Alma V. Quiros, Administrative Assistant
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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 professional Associate of Applied Science degree, 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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- Obtain information on Program Advising
- Check the FAQs page to get all your program questions answered quickly and easily
- Learn more about our Mission: MCCMusicBusinessMission.pdf.
- Discover various College Transfer Opportunities
- Gain experience in the real world. Take a Career Project or Music Business Internship Course
- Get up-to-date information on Music Business Internships, Guest Lectures, Industry Seminars and new programs by following us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mesacommercialmusic
- Learn more about Gainful Employment for the AAS/CCL in Music Business here. Learn more about Gainful Employment for the AAS/CCL in Disc Jockey Techniques here.
Available Associate Degrees and Certificates
|Degree / Certificate||Title||Courses|
|Associate of General Studies (AGS)||Emphasis in Music Business||Course List|
|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 or Certificate 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 or certificate online.
Meet with an Advisor
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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:
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 or with the Office of Student Life and Leadership.
The PAC at Mesa Community College is now offering multiple internship and volunteer opportunities for Music Business majors in Event Production, Box Office and Venue Management. The Office of Student Life and Leadership is offering internship and volunteer opportunities in Event Management and Production for Music Business majors.
Interns and volunteers 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: https://www.facebook.com/mesacommercialmusic
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.
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
- MUC211 Artist Management and Talent Development
- MTC113: Songwriting Techniques