News 12 NJ Reports On William Paterson University’s Music Business Program

Big thanks to News 12 New Jersey and Della Crews for reporting on Billboard Magazine’s ranking of William Paterson University’s Music & Entertainment Industries (both undergraduate and MBA) program as one of the best in the United States.

You can read the Billboard report HERE.

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Posted by David Philp on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The  William Paterson University Music & Entertainment Industries program has been a leading national program since the early-1980s, giving students opportunities to learn about and intern within the music and entertainment business. Graduates of the program are working full-time around the industry with companies ranging from Ticketmaster, Atlantic Records, Spotify, Kobalt Music, Sony Music Group, and UTA (United Talent Agency).


For full details about the Music & Entertainment Industries Program, including courses, the minor, and our MBA, click HERE.


For full details about the WPU Pop Music Studies Program, including courses and audition requirements, click HERE.


Professor David Philp is Assistant Professor Music & Entertainment Industries and Popular Music Studies at William Paterson University. He is the co-host of the only FREE advice college radio-based music & entertainment industry talk show in America, Music Biz 101 & More, which airs live most Wednesday nights and is available as a podcast HERE every night (days too).  Your favorite professor is also co-author (with Dr. Steve Marcone) of Managing Your Band – 6th Edition.  Reach him at or find him on LinkedIn HERE.

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