The Institute of Hawaiian Music offers an Academic Subject Certificate (A.C.S) in Hawaiian Music. This two-year certificate that includes classes in Hawaiian music, language, and culture, music theory and technology, as well as an applied music class where students work directly with Hawaiian music artists and other industry professional.

As it curently stands, the A.S.C in Hawaiian Music requires the completion of courses that total 38 credits, thought the total number of classes depends on which elective classes that student chooses and how many creidts they contain. A list of theses classes can be seen below.