B.M. in Commercial Music
Residential Commercial Music Programs
Gain high-level musical and industry-level skills and become a Champion for Christ in the commercial music field. Prepare for an exciting career with the B.M. in Commercial Music from Liberty University. You’ll grow through core commercial music studies including music theory and musicianship, music technology, and introductory music business and entrepreneurial concepts for the commercial musician.
This degree is taught from a Christian worldview by experienced professors committed to sound evangelical theology. This sets Liberty University’s Commercial Music curriculum apart and brings a significant influence on the commercial music industry as a whole.
Here, you’ll get ensemble experience, applied instruction on primary and secondary instruments, and hands-on training in the music industry under the supervision and mentoring of well-established, professional practitioners. Our multiple Commercial Music concentration options in this degree program will target your interest and calling.
The Liberty University School of Music features 50 state-of-the-art practice rooms, smart classrooms, and a world-class concert hall. It also features the 1,600-square-foot Mathena Recording Studio, which offers an extraordinary level of music production options and studio project services for students and professional artists, alike.
View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements.
B.M. Commercial Music Concentrations
Credit hours for Commercial Music concentrations range from 126 to 128.
Compose music soundtracks with electronic instruments and traditional acoustic instruments. Create commercial music projects that involve syncing music to film.
Arrange commercial music in a jazz style. Perform written and improvised commercial music in a jazz style.
Formulate a strategy for developing a successful career in the music industry. Develop contextually based worship strategies.
The student will be able to create quality commercial music content using best practices in music publishing and audio production for worship.
The student will be able to create quality commercial live and recorded music content using best practices in current audio technology and production.
Demonstrate the process of writing, preparing, and presenting a song for professional publication. Develop contextually based worship strategies.
Career Opportunities for B.M. in Commercial Music Graduates
- Stage or Studio Musician
- Film Composer
- Music Producer/Performer
- Artist Management
- Music Industry Marketing
- Front-of-house (FOH) Engineer
- Worship Tech Director