The Music Industry minor is designed to equip students with the fundamental, analytical, and creative knowledge/skills necessary for commercial practice in the music industry. The music industry is a vibrant, multi-billion dollar global industry, vast in scope and reach, offering a product that is deeply ingrained into the fabric of every country and culture around the world. As such, it offers extensive professional opportunities to those who are trained, knowledgeable, and versed in its systems, methods, and practices.

Utilizing the best of current online educational technology and methods, the Music Industry minor provides extensive academic training and acquisition of professional skills relevant to current cultural and commercial trends in the field.

The Music Industry online minor requires the following five courses:






To earn a minor in Music Industry, a student must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses required for the minor.

For additional information contact Darko Velichkovski at davelichkovski@mail.wvu.edu. To register for online courses, contact WVU Online at (800) 253-2762 or email elearn@mail.wvu.edu.