If you enjoy working with music recording technology or the promotional side of the music industry, HACC is YOUR choice. By enrolling in our two-year Music Business program, you will learn about the industry through coursework in both practical business components and creative marketing strategies.
What can I do with this in the workforce?
You can explore a variety of professional paths in the music industry once you earn your associate degree, such as:
We will help you develop the skills you need to apply for these types of entry-level jobs or transfer to a four-year school to further your education. Our Music Industry program is typically a good fit if you:
What is the average salary?
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What is HACC’s program like?
Our program provides students with experiences in the classroom and in our MIDI computer lab located at our Harrisburg Campus. You also have the opportunity to complete internships and professional studio production at off-campus locations.
After completing this two-year degree, you will know how to:
The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accredits our program. Since 1992, ACBSP is the only nationally recognized organization that grants regional accreditation to two- and four-year colleges and universities. Our accredited program means you’re receiving a quality education that prepares you for a career. For more information about HACC’s accreditation, you may go to: https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=harrisburg&s=all&id=212878.
What classes will I take?
Can I transfer my credits to a four-year college or university?
Yes! Although our program is designed to lead you directly into the workforce, there are opportunities for you to transfer your credits to a four-year school to pursue a bachelor’s degree. We designed our programs to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of four-year colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so you can take the proper classes at HACC. You can transfer your HACC credits to the colleges and universities below:
Where can I complete this program?
The complete Music Industry program is available at HACC’s Harrisburg Campus. You may also complete the program at the York Campus by taking courses through Virtual Learning. Lastly, the General Physical Science option can be fully completed at the Lancaster Campus.
Does HACC offer scholarships?
The HACC Foundation offers approximately 200 scholarships. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships to determine the next steps and timeline for applying.
When can I apply?
You can apply to HACC anytime by visiting our website. When you apply, please use the Music Industry program code 1806 to ensure you apply for the correct program. Conveniently, YOURS, HACC offers classes in the spring, summer and fall.
How can I learn more?
We encourage you to contact an admissions counselor or our interim department chair, Jason Nielsen, to earn more about your opportunities. We’re eager to help you discover your passion and cultivate the skills to get you started on your career path.