Music Production Proficiency Certificate

Calling all creatives! Do you have an ear for music production or songwriting? Put your talents to use and stretch your creative muscles with our Music Production Proficiency Certificate. Throughout this program, you will learn skills in music production, sound design, piano literacy and music theory that will prepare you to work as a producer, recording engineer, sound designer and/or songwriter. If you want to continue your education, this certificate will allow you to move seamlessly into the Associate in Applied Science degree program in Sound Recording and Music Technology (SRMT).

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Music Composer and Arranger – est. salary $44,137
Musicians, Instrumental – est. salary $51,998
Sound Engineering Technician – est. salary $47,157

 **EMSI Data, 2019; Philadelphia County, PA; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Music Production Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Prerequisites Credits
MUS 100 - Music Reading   3 credits
MUS 101 - Piano I   1 credit
MUS 115 - Introduction to Music Technology   3 credits
MUS 116 - Theory I MUS 100 4 credits 
MUS 180 - Music Business   3 credits
MUS 215 - Advanced Music Technology and Multimedia MUS 115 3 credits 

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