The Craft of Songwriting Certificate

Are you a budding songwriter? Ever wondered how to take that creative energy and turn it into a career? Whether you’ve been writing for a while or are just starting on your journey, this non-credit, self-paced online course — taught by four Bradley University professionals — will teach you how to build your musical ideas into a finished product.

What The Program Covers

Bradley University has been a forerunner in the music industry for decades. Its long history of teaching composition, theory, recording and music business has developed great musicians and industry leaders through the ages.

By completing this certificate, you’ll gain the knowledge to write your own song, including the music theory behind the music, the process of creating a song, the technical aspects to recording your work and how to market your work in today’s music industry.

The certificate includes eight hours of incredibly valuable songwriting knowledge from professionals, which you can complete at your own pace.

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$360 regular price
$180 for K-12 educators

8 hours – all at your own pace


You’ll receive an email for course access within 48-72 hours of registering.