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Dr. Mathew Knowles

About Us

Who we are.

Courses for people who want accessible learning

The Mathew Knowles Institute offers a total of 33 online courses focused on business and the music industry, encompassing a wide range of topics from entrepreneurship and leadership, to communication and writing a business plan, with continuous development of new courses.

Dr. Mathew Knowles started the The Mathew Knowles Institute because of a passion to educate and motivate in the areas of entrepreneurship and entertainment.

A professor at Texas Southern University, Knowles holds a dual degree in economics and business administration from Fisk University in Tennessee and an MBA from Cornerstone Christian Bible College. In 2008, he was granted the honor of Doctor of Humane Letters.

Driven by passion for learning

Expertise from inside the industry

Dr. Mathew Knowles has been referred to as one of the most influential entrepreneurs in the music and entertainment industry. He was responsible for nurturing and building one of the most successful music groups of all time, Destiny’s Child, and the career of his megastar daughter Beyoncé.