ARTIST | PRODUCER | ENTREPRENEUR

MI ONLINE

Certificate in Artist/Producer/Entrepreneur
Los Angeles, CA

Learn the diverse skills needed to write and record your original songs, with expert guidance in creating accompanying visuals and social media branding. MI Online’s Artist/Producer/Entrepreneur Certificate program provides the technical knowledge and professional skills you need to survive as an independent recording and performing artist.

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WINTER SCHOLARSHIPS
APPLY BY DECEMBER 31st
OPEN HOUSE
NOVEMBER 16th
WINTER REGISTRATION
BEGINS DECEMBER 23rd

CONTROL YOUR FUTURE

MI Online’s 4-quarter Artist/Producer/Entrepreneur Certificate Program (APE) builds on the original 2-quarter Independent Artist Program, meant to give students further technical knowledge and professional skills to thrive as an independent recording artist and/or music industry professional.

Our experienced instructors guide you through the complete creative process from songwriting, arranging, recording and production to marketing and promotion. Whether you are a singer, DJ, producer, rapper or instrumentalist, the APE prepares you to take control of your future and enter today’s music industry.

DEGREES OFFERED

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CERTIFICATE IN ARTIST / PRODUCER / ENTREPRENEUR

In addition to learning the material taught in the Certificate program for Music Business, students can also develop the financial, legal and managerial tools to establish and operate independent music-related businesses, or to manage their own careers as independent artists.

CAREERS

The MI Online APE program provides graduates with the essential knowledge and skills that lead to such career options as:
ARTIST / PERFORMER
PRODUCER / DJ
SONGWRITER / COMPOSER
ARTIST MANAGER
BUSINESS EXECUTIVE
GRAPHIC / ONLINE DESIGNER

PROGRAM DETAILS

WHAT WILL I LEARN?
Instrumentalists, singers, songwriters, rappers, DJs and producers learn the entire process of creating their own project.

Writing and recording to marketing, publicity, website design and final release.

This program is designed to equip musicians with the various skills needed to independently write, record and market their original material.

COURSE CATALOG
For a detailed look at all of MI’s program offerings, you can find the course catalog here.
ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: CERTIFICATE
Musicians Institute programs are fast paced and certain fundamental musical skills are required before you can begin your program. If you meet entry requirements and are accepted, a one-on-one performance evaluation and placement testing will be held during registration to determine whether you qualify for advanced placement in any area of course work. You are evaluated based on the content of your submission.

For more info, please see the MI Course Catalog.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Musicians Institute offers many opportunities for scholarships in all of our programs. Please visit our Scholarship page for more information.
FINANCIAL AID
Please visit MI’s Financial Aid page for all the details on how you can qualify.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International students make up nearly one-fourth of MI’s total student population, representing more than 50 countries throughout the world while creating a unique and diverse learning environment, full of endless opportunities in Hollywood and beyond.

For more info, please visit the International Students page.

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

Our faculty pool is comprised of dedicated, working processionals in the competitive Los Angeles music scene. These passionate masters offer clear guidance and nurturing designed to make the students get the most out of their time at MI.

JOSEPH “COMPUTO” CAPUTO
CREDITS: LMFAO, ZEDD, FLYING LOTUS, DURAN DURAN
BLAIR SHOTTS
CREDITS: RIHANNA, DRAKE, FISHBONE
ERIC CORNE
CREDITS: JOHN MAYALL, GLEN CAMPBELL, JOE BONAMASSA, LUCINDA WILLIAMS
LAUREN PARDINI
CREDITS: ISLAND/DEF JAM, AFTERMATH, SONY/EPIC

STUDENT CONSUMER DISCLOSURES

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Certificate in Performance

PART-TIME PROGRAMS

Certificate in Performance

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