Music Manager

Music Business and Entrepreneurship

Category: Entertainment

Program Description

Turn your passion into profession at Hennepin Technical College! Our Music Business & Entrepreneurship (MUBE) program is designed for students who are interested in learning to develop successful and sustainable careers in a rapidly changing artistic environment. Curriculum focuses on entrepreneurship, small-business development, modern music technologies, and industry trends to help students take advantage of the wealth of opportunities that exist in all aspects of music, media, and entertainment.

Coursework includes:

  • Music Business & Entrepreneurship:
     Music Industry, Music Technology, Musicianship, Copyright, and Content Development/Monetization
  • Interactive Production & Graphic Design:
     Social Media Production, Video Production, and Web Development
  • Business & Accounting:
     Accounting Fundamentals, Selling, Business Law, and Digital Marketing
  • General Education:
     Music, Communications, Critical Thinking, Behavioral Sciences, Arts, and Humanities

Learn to leverage your creativity while developing real-world business skills at HTC!

*Courses for the program are delivered in a mix of classroom and online formats. Degrees offered include AAS, Diploma, and Certificate.

Program Information



Multi-term Registration Available!

Requirements for some awards and certifications will change effective June 1st, 2022. Please call OneStop at 952.995.1300 or email, to see how this might affect you.

Class Time: Mostly Online and Brooklyn Park campus
Start Semester: Rotating (Fall, Spring, & Summer)
Campus: Online & Brooklyn Park
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Skills Required

First semester requirements in the Music Business & Entrepreneurship Program include:
  • Admission to Hennepin Tech
  • Enrollment in MUBE 1000 - Intro to Music Business & Entrepreneurship
  • 78+ on Reading Placement Test or ENGL0921
  • Please contact an advisor or counselor with any questions you may have

Required Equipment List ($1200-$2000):

  • Laptop (Mac or PC) 
  • Audio Interface 
  • Ableton Live Software 
  • Headphones 
  • MIDI Keyboard (or pad controller) 
  • Microphone 
  • Accessories (Cables, Microphone Stand, etc) 


Wage and Job Outlook information for this program are available at CAREERwise


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Jakob Tenofsky-Ealy
Eden Prairie

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