Audio Production Technology

Program Overview

Audio production technicians use console boards to record, copy and edit music and voices. They set up, operate and maintain a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment used in radio or television broadcasts, concerts, musical recordings, television shows, and movies. Audio production technicians use many types of recording equipment, although computers are now the primary tools.

General Program Information

The Audio Production Technology programs offer students an opportunity to receive training on industry-standard equipment by instructors with real-world experience and professional resumes. Students learn the concepts and theory associated with recording arts technologies while applying them in lab settings appropriate to their skill levels. Students completing the degree or certificate in Audio Production Technologies will gain the knowledge base, competency, and confidence they need to enter the commercial music marketplace. Most importantly, students develop their artistry and focus their personal sonic art aesthetic to enable them to pursue individual and collaborative artistic endeavors.


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  • Movie and video production companies
  • Sound recording studios
  • Radio and TV stations
  • Religious organizations
  • Performing arts companies
  • Performance venues
  • Self-employment endeavors

Job Titles

  • Audio production technician
  • Broadcast technician
  • Sound engineering technician
  • Music producer
  • Production assistant sound technician
  • Performing artist
  • Media artist