B.M. in Media Writing and Production (MWP)

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Introduction

The Bachelor of Music in Media Writing and Production (MWP) is a program designed to provide the highest level of preparation for qualified writers and producers for media in order to help them thrive amidst the many issues facing today's industry. Successful students will complete diverse writing assignments, as well as develop technical and practical skills in the recording studio, all while gaining a higher understanding of the music industry. Prospective students should furnish evidence of outstanding writing and production creativity, as well as basic DAW and music notation skills.

The MWP Major is a four year, 121 credit program consisting of coursework in the Major, the University of Miami’s General Education and Writing requirements, as well as Frost’s innovative Experiential Curriculum while allowing the freedom and flexibility for a student to focus on her or his preferred areas of emphasis, with outcomes that lead toward a viable career - of their choosing. By their Sophomore year, students will be able to access many of the offerings from different programs in Frost, as well as the entire University, without an overbearing credit load.  

Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.70 to remain in the MWP Program.

Educational Objectives

Upon graduation, students will have:

  • a highly competitive skill set in Media Writing and Production
  • a diverse and applied understanding of the music industry
  • the ability to create and execute a sound business plan, as well as a portfolio/EPK that best showcases their brand identity