Full Sail University

Available on Campus & Online

Associate of Applied Science

Music Business

About This Program

Musical artists across all genres must be surrounded by highly skilled business professionals to be successful in the competitive music industry.

The Music Business Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students with the business skills needed to work with record labels, online streaming sites, concert promoters, and other industry organizations. Courses cover artist management, music copyright and publishing, concert management and touring, and music evaluation.

Named a "School of the Year, 2022-23" — Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC), 2022-2023

Program at a Glance


Campus + Online


Associate of Applied Science


This program is designed to be paired with the Business Bachelor of Science Completion Program with a Concentration in Music Business.

  • People often describe me as having good business sense.
  • I'm passionate about music.
  • I'm self-motivated and ambitious.
  • I'm great at making others look good.
  • I have a good ear.
  • I'm obsessed with the latest music industry trends.

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Business Management - This course examines various types of organizational structures and corporate cultures. Students will also gain insight on the importance of creativity and innovation in making business decisions.

Music Business Models - This course provides students with an overview of music business corporate structure and the support companies that assist in the development, distribution, and sale of music.

Music Copyright & Publishing - This course teaches students how to protect their creative works and provides an overview of the business mechanisms that can affect the use of their songs and those of their clients.

Full Sail's Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Project Launchbox

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Included Components
  • Apple MacBook
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter

Admissions & Financial Aid

A Different Admissions Process

No traditional application deadlines — Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.

Program design and course order — You do not need to sign up for specific classes every semester – all of our programs have a predetermined program design and course order.

Accelerated Pace — Full Sail's programs are taken on an accelerated schedule, allowing you to graduate sooner.

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Funding Your Education

Tuition — Our tuition includes all costs for the full degree program, as well as all associated expenses, including textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, lab and technology fees, and Project LaunchBox™ - a personal technology package featuring hardware and software customized to each degree program.

Scholarships — We know that funding your education is a substantial investment. That's why Full Sail University offers a variety of scholarships for qualified students.

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