Certificate Programs

Take your love of music to the next level

We'll help you transform your passion into a profession.

You already have a God-given gift for music, with our 1-year Certificate Program you’ll get foundational training to take your love of music to the next level.

In just nine months, you can earn one of 3 faith-based music certificates. You’ll gain skills and knowledge to further your career & help you land in real positions in the music industry and the church, all while experiencing Visible’s unique, Christian artist community.

At Visible, we know how to mix academic and professional to create a holistic education.

Our working label, Madison Line Records, is a perfect example. Access to the label and its recording studio gives our students hands-on experience and a real preview of what it’s like to work in the music industry.

Certificate Programs

Our certificate program varies across the 3 concentrations.

Modern Music

The curriculum is designed to give the student a music knowledge base, vocational experience, and spiritual growth to succeed as musicians in the church and music industry. 

There are 7 specific emphases available in the Certificate of Modern Music program: Instrumental Performance (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboards); Vocal Performance, Worship Leadership, and Songwriting.

Music Business

The Certificate in Music Business program prepares is designed to provide students with a foundational understanding of the modern music industry for both capital and artistic gains. 

This includes the development of these basic music business skills: overview of the music industry and vocational opportunities, contractual/legal matters, management of artists, and event/tour planning.

Music Production

The Certificate in Music Production program is designed to give audio engineers & producers a foundational and  vocational readiness from a Christian perspective.

The student will gain an introductory knowledge of current technology, recording techniques, and music production skills. Students will have an opportunity to engineer student recordings and live sound settings at Visible.