Music Production Associate of Applied Science

Degree Type
Associate of Applied Science
Program Length
48 weeks
Total Credit Hours
With the music industry’s growing use of the Internet and the collaborative aspects of the music production environment, the demand for original music content has increased. Full Sail University’s Music Production curriculum encompasses music theory and composition, digital recording, and music production. Whether you’re a novice or a veteran musician, this degree program provides you with a formal education that can help prepare you for a variety of career paths in the world of music creation and production. From digital audio principles, digital workstation technology, and digital signal flow to advanced audio production and engineering techniques, music theory, and music history, the curriculum covers many different procedures and applications found in the music production world. Through coursework utilizing a personal production studio consisting of a laptop computer and a variety of professional audio-software programs, you will gain the confidence and skills to help you succeed in a variety of music production environments after graduation. In addition to music production skills and techniques, you will also develop communication and critical-thinking skills while taking courses in physics, cultural studies, and professional writing.
Associate of Applied Science  The goal of the Music Production Associate of Applied Science degree program is to provide you with the focused knowledge and understanding of music production technology and concepts needed to qualify for entry-level industry positions as audio and sound-effects technicians, independent audio engineers, remote-recording engineers, location audio recordists, project-studio engineers, beat programmers, music editors, mix engineers, songwriters, and a variety of other positions in the audio and entertainment industries. In addition to technical proficiency and creative development, your education will help you develop critical-thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills that will provide you a solid set of career-focused foundational competencies. This career-focused education will equip you with the tools to help sustain a long and productive professional career in the entertainment and media industries.

Please Note

  • Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree programs are designed to prepare students for entry into technical and professional fields. A.A.S. degree programs are fully transferable into related Full Sail University bachelor’s programs. The transferability of credit from Full Sail to another institution is at the discretion of the accepting institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits will be accepted by another college.