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Music Technology

The University of Saint Francis is the only private university in the Midwest to offer a four-year degree in Music Technology. The University is also proud to offer an Associate of Science in Music Technology. 

Our program will give you the "chops" needed to secure a career in the exciting world of music production, recording technology, or music industry marketing, a career field expected to grow by 14 percent regionally and 18 percent nationally in the next ten years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The degree in Music Technology features a Music Technology core with three areas of concentration.

Music Technology Sales/Marketing/Management

The only concentration of its kind in the U.S., Music Technology Sales/ Marketing/Management prepares graduates to work for music retailers and production companies. The program helps you develop a strong customer service orientation and a passion for music technology. With a strong business component, graduates of the program will be prepared as effective sales engineers for the industry. A minor in business is available in this option.

Recording, Engineering & Production

With a concentration in recording engineering production, you learn the physics of sound and audio and how to produce music from concept to finished work. This concentration also covers live sound production and audio for media. Graduates of the program may choose to pursue careers as recording studio engineers and producers.

Audio for the Creative Arts

In this concentration you will learn how to apply audio technology and music production to various media including film, theatrical shows, commercial music, advertising, and electronic new media. This concentration allows students the opportunity to take classes in graphic design, advertising, and communications so that they will be more competitive in seeking jobs in this area.

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