Audio Production Schools: List of U.S. Schools with Degrees in Audio Production

Published Sep 13, 2009

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Audio production degrees are available at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Depending on the program, graduates of these programs can earn associate's, bachelor's or master's degrees in audio production. Students in audio production programs learn skills and techniques that help to pave the way to careers like sound mixing, audio engineering, song production and more.

Details of Audio Production Degree Programs

Associate's Degree in Audio Production

Associate's degree programs (usually an Associate of Applied Science) in audio production are designed to introduce students to the equipment and techniques used in recording studios. These programs generally take 1-2 years to complete and are available as part-time programs at some schools.

Bachelor's Degree in Audio Production

Students in audio production bachelor's degree (Bachelor of Art or Bachelor of Science) learn about theatre and music along with taking courses in engineering technology and computer science. They may take courses in mechanical operations, computer applications, electronics, electro-acoustics and acoustics. Courses may include techniques of a recording studio, MIDI sequencing, audio fundamentals and studio production.

Master's Degree in Audio Production

Depending on the program, master's degree programs in audio production might focus more on music theory or electrical engineering aspects of audio production. Programs may grant Master of Art (M.A.) degrees or Master of Music (M.M.) degrees. Programs granting M.M. degrees may also include composition or music writing components into their curricula. Students in a master's audio production program take advanced courses in digital audio processing, music acoustics and theory of digital signal.

Public and Private Non-Profit Schools with Audio Production Degree Programs

School NameInstitution TypeEnrollmentMailing AddressPhone Number
Northern Virginia Community College2-year Public42,6634001 Wakefield Chapel Rd., Annandale, VA 22003(703) 323-3000
Montgomery College2-year Public24,45240 W. Gude Dr., Ste. 220, Rockville, MD 20850(240) 567-5000
Webster University4-year Private Non-Profit19,154470 E. Lockwood Ave., Saint Louis, MO 63119(314) 961-2660
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College2-year Public13,0791651 E. Parham Rd., Richmond, VA 23228(804) 371-3000
Clark College2-year Public10,6081933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663(360) 992-2000
Saint Louis Community College-Meramec2-year Public10,20911333 Big Bend Blvd., Kirkwood, MO 63122(314) 984-7500
Edmonds Community College2-year Public8,98920000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036(425) 640-1459
Virginia Western Community College2-year Public8,5323093 Colonial Ave., Roanoke, VA 24015(540) 857-7311
Seattle Community College2-year Public7,3111701 Broadway Ave., Seattle, WA 98122(206) 587-3800
Highline Community College2-year Public6,1652400 S. 240th St., Des Moines, WA 98198(206) 878-3710
Muskegon Community College2-year Public4,786221 S. Quarterline Rd., Muskegon, MI 49442(231) 773-9131
Southwest Virginia Community College2-year Public3,984369 College Rd. U.S. Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, VA 24641(276) 964-2555
Jamestown Community College2-year Public3,697525 Falconer St., Jamestown, NY 14701(716) 338-1000
Lackawanna College2-year Private Non-Profit1,639501 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18509(570) 961-7810
Greenville College4-year Private Non-Profit1,618315 E. College Ave., Greenville, IL 62246(618) 664-2800
Gallaudet University4-year Private Non-Profit1,389800 Florida Ave. N.E., Washington, DC 20002(202) 651-5000
Prescott College4-year Private Non-Profit1,065220 Grove Ave., Prescott, AZ 86301(877) 350-2100
New England School of Communications4-year Private Non-Profit4401 College Cir., Bangor, MN 04401(207) 941-7176

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