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Audio Production

American University Washington DC

48 months
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52160 USD/year
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About

The Audio Technology Program at American University Washington DC focuses on both the art and the science of audio and music technology. With our strong core courses in sound synthesis, audio production, digital audio workstations, electronics, and physics, we are unique in our approach to blending the art and science in audio in the context of an educational program. 

Overview

The program's close association with the Departments of Computer Science, Physics, and Performing Arts allows students to explore different aspects of the discipline, including practical work experience, while our active working relationship with AU's School of Communication enables students to gain practical experience as well as further interdisciplinary perspectives.

Career Outlook 

Washington, DC, is one of the highest-paying cities in America for sound engineers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2018).

Top employers for undergraduates from American University Washington DC's Audio Technology Program

  • Discovery Communications Inc.
  • Fillmore Silver Spring
  • House Studios
  • J2 Music
  • RamsHead Live / AEG Live
  • WAMU 88.5

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Fundamentals of Audio Technology
  •  Digital Signal Theory
  •  Digital Audio Workstations 
  • Sound Studio Techniques
  •  Production Mixing
  • Advanced Studies in Audio Production

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall Admission 

  • Early Decision: November 15
  • Early Decision 2: January 15
  • Regular Decision: January 15

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
50

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
4.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
50

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of U.S. $75
  • Academic records for grades 9-12 with official transcripts and certified English translations (if applicable), for each secondary institution attended
  • Two academic letters of recommendation
  • Demonstrated English proficiency
  • Interruption of Studies Statement if you have already graduated from secondary school at the time of application.

Tuition Fee

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    52160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52160 USD per year during 48 months.

52,160 - 58,171 USD

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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