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Bacholor of Science in
Music: Music Management

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Combine music, economics, and business courses to prepare you for a career in music business.

Along with courses in applied music, music theory, and music history that develop your technical understanding of music, you’ll take classes in business and economics that give you a foundation in business administration.

By pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Music with a Concentration in Music Management, you'll take courses in music theory, history, and private lessons on your primary instrument or voice. On the business side, you'll cover the foundational principles of business, marketing, accounting, and economics providing an understanding of industry trends.

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There is a separate audition requirement to be accepted into this major. Learn more about the requirements for this major 

Top Reasons to choose Music: Music Management at florida southern college

NASM Accredited

Florida Southern’s music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Festival of Fine Arts

Continuing a tradition of more than fifty years, the Festival of Fine Arts season offers diverse and vibrant student events showcasing their talents.

Individualized Instruction

Our low student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you’ll get personal attention from your music professors who are committed to your success.

Ten-Week Internship

As a music student, you'll get practical experience with a company or arts organization during your final semester.

Specialized Classes

Your courses will include classes like Introduction to Music Business, Music Product and Retailing, and Music Management.

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Explore Music, Economics, and Business

In MUS 2255 Music Production and Retailing, you’ll learn methods of retailing music production through various music instruments, publications, and artist management.

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Save Time with a 4+1 MBA

At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.

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Featured Music Management Faculty

Brian Brink Ph.D.
- Music Department Chair

I strive to engage every student and provide the essential ingredients that will build a strong knowledge base and a foundation for continued learning. Getting to know each student beyond the classroom personalizes the learning and directs my teaching toward their abilities. Whatever a student’s strengths, leading them to search beyond their reach for progressively new skills, is my approach.

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Clubs and More

The Music Educators National Conference student chapter, which all interested music students are encouraged to join; Delta Omicron, an international professional fraternity open to music majors and minors, Phi Mu Alpha, a music fraternity open to anyone with a professional interest in music regardless of major; SoCo Productions, with chapters across the globe for students to explore the music business, and MIC (Media Industry Club), bringing leaders of the music and media industries together.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BS

First-Years

Due to challenges associated with the pandemic, we have waived the requirement to submit a recommendation letter.

All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

Transfers

Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

Additional Admission Requirements for Music Management

  • Upon application to and acceptance by the Florida Southern College Office of Admissions, a student may be accepted into the music major program only through an audition in his or her applied music area. Auditions are offered throughout the school year on an appointment basis.
  • All music majors with scholarships must be enrolled in a major ensemble in their major applied area throughout their program of study (music education majors and music management majors until the internship semester).
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Music Scholarships

Music scholarships are awarded based upon skill level and area of concentration. Additionally, Florida Southern College awards $500 per year to members of an ensemble: band, chorale, orchestra (strings). Ensemble scholarships are only available for non-majors; auditions are required. For information, contact the Office of Admissions at 863.680.4131.

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