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Music Industry  Certificate


What is Music Industry at WVU like?


Covering a complete range of today’s music industry commerce and products, and analyzing progressive stages in its various product life cycles within the current global external environment (from creation and transformation to consumption, commercial exploitation, and feedback), the program methodically builds and widens students’ perspectives of the music industry’s fundamental regulatory and commercial mechanisms, along with the skills to manage and operate its systems.

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall : March 1
Spring: January 1

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What are the requirements to apply for Music Industry at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Music Industry graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Résumé /CV
  • GRE
  • Essay/Writing Sample (Contact a Graduate Program Representative for a Prompt)

Additional considerations for applicants:

  • Writing sample is a 500-word essay outlining professional preferences, goals, and aspirations.

Application that are incomplete or submitted after the deadline may be reviewed if openings remain.

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