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Music Technology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Newburg, KY, United States
The Music Technology program at Bellarmine University teaches on-site and studio recording skills and how to build an effective home digital recording studio. Continue to develop your skills as a singer or an instrumentalist. Learn basic digital manipulation and editing techniques through synthesis, signal processing, software-based systems, and interactive computer music
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The Music Technology program at Bellarmine University states that effective competition in the music fields of today and tomorrow requires strong musical skills linked with ability and artistry in the use of electronic media. Our program combines courses in music technology as well as courses that develop the whole musician such as aural skills, music theory, music history, jazz and world music, and singing and/or playing an instrument.

Our Graduates

Graduates of the program have completed graduate degrees in music at the University of Maryland, NYU, SUNY College, the Savannah College of Art and Design and Minnesota State University in other fields including Film and Video, Sound Design, Computer Animation and Music Technology. 

Others have gone on to careers in Studio Recording and Engineering as well as successful free-lance musicians and composers living and working in Louisville, New York City, Pittsburgh, Nashville and Los Angeles, working in Hollywood and for Disney.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Digital Music
  • Music Technology I: Basic MIDI
  • Music Technology II: Advanced MIDI
  • Music Technology for the Music Educator
  • Music Technology III: Recording Technology 
  • Music and Video Production
  • Composition and Practices in Electro-Acoustic Music

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A completed application 
  • A $25 application fee (must be U.S. currency)
  • Certified copies of official school records
  • U.S. law requires proof of the student’s ability to fund the cost of attendance for one academic year. 
  • One letter of recommendation from a former professor or employer attesting to the candidate's educational potential.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    42430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42430 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newburg

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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