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What is an Associate Degree in Music/Sound Production

This program is designed for students interested in the music and sound production industries. Program course work explores career opportunities in these industries. Industry positions include, but are not limited to, music producer, sound designer, sound editor, disc jockey, recording and live sound engineers. Students gain practical experience by utilizing industry-standard software, hardware, and common production techniques.

Music/Sound Production Courses

Your music/sound production courses will prepare you for success in either a future career or when pursuing a four-year degree. In this program, you’ll take classes like:

  • Introduction to Media Communications
  • Media Scriptwriting
  • Principles of Sound Production
  • Digital Audio Production
  • Functional Music Theory

Pathway to a Career in Media Production

Advance your career at your own pace. Each step below transfers credits to the next. Appropriate job titles and average pay ranges are meant to help guide an individual interested in this field; they vary based on individual experience and employer.

Wage information taken from Lightcast Q1 2024 BETA Data Set – QCEW Employees. Wage range is 25%-75% hourly average in surrounding 10-county region.

Bachelor’s Transfer Schools

Pennsylvania offers statewide program-to-program articulation. This allows students who graduate with specific associate degrees to transfer as juniors into a bachelor’s degree program in a similar field of study at a participating four-year college. Learn more about transferring to a four-year school.

Your A.A. in Music/Sound Production prepares you to transfer to the following four-year colleges or universities:

Program Coordinator

 Wendy  Barron

Wendy Barron

Professor and Coordinator, Media Communications
Schnecksville, PA


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