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What is music industry?

Music Industry is for students interested in the three music industry income streams: music production, music publishing and live entertainment.

Why music industry at OSU?

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts has partnered with OSU to offer students real-world experience in state-of-the-art venues. Students explore courses in musicianship, music technology and music entrepreneurship, as well as classes related to general business. Courses to expect for this major include Fundamentals of Music and Stage Technology.

Career paths

Students graduate from OSU prepared to be successful in a wide variety of musical careers that include performance, teaching, working in the music industry and beyond. Our graduates have pursued successful careers in a variety of fields:

  • Music Producer
  • Songwriter
  • Video Game Composer
  • Sound Designer
  • Recording Engineer

Highlights

The Bachelor of Science in Music Industry degree serves students interested in the three music industry income streams: music production, music publishing, and live entertainment. Students explore courses in musicianship, music technology, music entrepreneurship, as well as classes related to general business.

Opportunities

  • Participation in bands, choirs and/or orchestra
  • Interaction with renowned guest artists and clinicians
  • One-on-one instruction with private artist-teachers
  • Touring opportunities with ensembles
  • Invited performances at various conventions

Explore related programs

Arts, Design, Music, Theatre majors 

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