Music Industry Studies, BS

Bachelor of Science
Music Industry Studies

Music Industry Studies at Greenville University

Music industry studies (MIS) offers a broad foundation in studio recording and live audio production, commercial music performance, and music entrepreneurship. Learn in our fully-equipped studios and performance venues, enjoy personal mentorship from professors, and record under our student-run label. 

GU offers concentrations in audio engineering (including studio recording, live audio/lighting design, Audio Post Production & Game Audio Design) and commercial music performance under the umbrella of MIS as well as a Songwriting Minor.

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Audio engineering
Enter the high-tech world behind the music scene. Advance your technical skills in recording, live audio, and production.
Commercial music
Perfect your craft through performance, songwriting, technical skills, and digital media. Join a tradition of excellence including alumni music artists like Andre Anjos, Paper Route, and Augustana.
GU’s production company, Playground Productions, is the centerpiece of the MIS degree where all areas of MIS (studio, live audio, songwriting, performing, promotion, touring) come together.

Why GU


Personalized attention. Experience personal growth and plan your career under the guidance of faculty who know your name and cheer your success. GU’s low 11:1 student/faculty ratio and community atmosphere allow professors to invest in their students.


Student work. See what GU’s MIS students are working on right now. Click here for videos and original songs.


Christ-centered. Integrate Christian values as you pursue your craft. 

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Music Industry Studies, BS Success Story

Success Stories

I decided to come to GU because I love the community here. I was surrounded by great people that really invested in me and always pushed me to be greater than I formerly was.

-Johnny Milabu

Music Industry Studies, BS Course Requirements

Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.