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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Music Technology major comprises the following concentrations:

  • Audio Recording concentration students learn advanced audio recording techniques.
  • Music Production concentration students learn how to use technology to realize creative work such as: original music, arranging and production.

The development of music technology has had an enormous impact on the music industry. There are many career opportunities for talented musicians in music technology. Skilled musicians can apply formal training to recording careers, studio performance, arranging or producing and live performances. Opportunities are also available in non-traditional, contemporary popular music venues, the movie industry, television, multi-media events, and music for advertising as well as traditional performing arts venues. The growth of music technology has made knowledge and experience in this area a necessity for all students preparing for a career in any area of the music industry. To compete effectively in the contemporary music world, one must possess a strong traditional music background, plus the technical expertise required to make the most of a rapidly changing and developing technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Function as competent and versatile professional studio musicians who perform in diverse commercial music venues
  • Compose and arrange music
  • Create appropriate sound for visual media
  • Create music productions of professional quality
  • Produce professional audio recordings, both live and in studio, from start to finish

Which department am I in?

College of the Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,613.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Stark Campus

6000 Frank Avenue NW,

NORTH CANTON,

Ohio,

44720, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

New freshmen applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). Freshmen should meet the minimum requirement of GPA 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale.

For international students

New freshmen applicants must finish secondary school in their home country by the time of enrollment to be eligible for university (comparable to the completion of senior high school in the U.S.). Freshmen should meet the minimum requirement of GPA ? 2.5 on a U.S. 4.0 scale. Applicants must obtain a minimum score of TOEFL Paper Based Test is 525 (71 on the Internet based version), the minimum score of MELAB is 75 or IELTS minimum score of 6.0 and the minimum score of PTE academic is 48.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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