Music Technology Student Working Computer Program

Music Technology Technical Certificate


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Nashville State’s one-year Music Technology Technical Certificate provides a well-rounded curriculum of technical, creative, and business courses to prepare you for a wide variety of career opportunities in the dynamic music industry. Develop your skills with courses emphasizing proficiency with professional recording equipment and computer systems, the terminology and operations of the music and recording industries, and critical thinking skills to resolve challenges and work effectively with others in a creative team environment.

Whether you are starting a new career or are already an industry professional seeking to expand your knowledge, the Music Technology program provides the skills to succeed. Career opportunities include recording engineer/studio operator, music publisher, songwriter, independent record label operator, producer, and mastering engineer.

Our facilities

The Nashville State Music Technology recording studio and music/computer lab feature a huge selection of state-of-the-art analogue and digital equipment, a wide variety of acoustic environments, musical instruments and systems selected and designed to meet your particular needs in each class. The hands-on technical courses are typically limited to 12–14 students per class depending on the number of seats and workstations available in the studio and labs.

Program entry

  • A high school diploma or G.E.D. high school equivalency meets the admission requirements.
  • No previous recording, computer, or technical experience is required, but is certainly a plus.
  • A music fundamentals course is available for students without previous experience reading music, or are in need of a refresher course.

Consumer Information

Gainful Employment Disclosures: Music Technology