The master of music program at Berklee College of Music is designed to be completed in three semesters of study–or one full academic year: fall, spring, and summer semesters. There is an optional internship that takes place the fall after graduation for those who want to do an internship through Berklee for credit.

  • Total Credits: 36/37 with optional internship
  • Total ECTS: 60

Learn more here for an overview of the class schedule for graduate programs.*

*Course content is subject to change.


Sample Curriculum Semester 1 (Fall)

Sample Curriculum Semester 2 (Spring)

Sample Curriculum Semester 3 (Summer)


Sample Curriculum Optional Semester 4 (Summer)


*Students are required to have a minimum of 6 credits of electives.

Please note: courses are subject to change. Elective courses subject to availability.