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Music Industry and Technology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months


The Bachelor of Science in Music Industry and Technology at Mercy College New York is designed to prepare students for careers in the Music Industry and Recording Arts, with transferable audio skills applicable to Film, Television, Radio, Gaming, Theatre and Multi-Media professions.

After completing foundation courses (42 credits) in Music Theory, Recording Engineering, Electronic Music & Music Business, students select advanced specialized courses (15 credits) with a guided focus .

All instructors are working industry professionals bringing “real world” experience into the classroom. Through a “hands-on” curriculum and project based learning, students develop practical skills while acquiring the critical theoretical knowledge needed to adapt to future technologies.

Student projects are presented each year at a showcase open to the public.

Other department activities include:

  • student ensembles
  • guest lectures
  • a student managed record label
  • professional recording services for the local music community. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis except for a few graduate programs. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Music Business I
  • Music Business II
  • Audio Production I
  • Audio Production II
  • Audio Production III
  • Audio Production IV
  • Recording Studio Workshop
  • Electronic Music Production I
  • Electronic Music Production II
  • Electronic Music Prod III
  • Survey Music Production Styles
  • Senior Project

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Foreign Academic Credential Evaluation (and/or official American transcripts)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores, or accepted proof of English language proficiency (if English is not your native language)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9196 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9196 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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