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Music Technology Certificate

Program Overview

Have you ever dreamed of creating your own recording studio? Then NECC’s Certificate in Music Technology is for you.

NECC’s Certificate in Music Technology will teach you how to design and implement a musical recording studio in your home or in a small office space. Through the course of study, you will learn the basics of music theory, develop listening skills, and learn about the equipment and skills needed to produce high quality audio recordings. The program will also serve as an introduction and a foundation for students wishing to pursue a degree in music technology.

Career Opportunities

The program serves as an introduction and a foundation for students wishing to pursue a degree in music technology or enter the field in an entry-level position as an audio programmer or studio technician. Most music industry employers will require additional degrees.

Additional Opportunities

Northern Essex offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students of all fields. If you would like to get involved, consider joining one of the college’s many clubs and organizations. You can also take advantage of numerous career workshops to help you succeed in college and in your career.

Getting Started

Ready to get started? It’s easy! Northern Essex has an open admission policy, which means that if you have a high school diploma, GED/HiSet, or other state-approved equivalency credential, you are eligible to enroll at NECC. Just fill out an application, attend an orientation/assessment session, and then register for classes.

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