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Graduate Certificate

Music Production Analysis and Studio Design

Next semester
starts April 1



3 Courses (9 Credits) or $2,817 Per Course
Proof of a Bachelor's Degree Required
In this program, you'll explore how the human ear perceives and interprets sounds and learn how to practically apply this knowledge to design a professional-level music production environment. You'll also hone your listening skills by analyzing various genres of music and uncovering the music production techniques used to achieve sonic hallmarks of different musical styles, giving you the tools to further your career as a versatile music producer.

Course Requirements

3 Required Courses to Complete this Certificate

Critical Analysis of Music Production Techniques (OMPRD-525)
Dan Thompson
Level 5 - Enrollable Course
by Dan Thompson

Learn to dissect music for its use of various production techniques, including arrangement, instrumentation, performance, mix considerations, and more.

Psychoacoustics in Music Production (OMPRD-570)
Susan Rogers
Level 5 - Enrollable Course
by Susan Rogers

Learn how speech and music signals are transformed from physical activity in the environment, to sensations in the ear, to psychological perceptions.

Architectural, Acoustic, and Audio System Design for the Modern Music Production Studio (OMPRD-507)
Dan Thompson John Storyk
Level 5 - Enrollable Course
by Dan Thompson and John Storyk

This course will help you understand, design, and implement a professional music production environment for the projects you embark on.

Upon Completion of this Certificate Program, You'll Receive:

  • Professional credential from the world leader in music education
  • Credits that may be eligible for transfer toward a Master's degree program
  • A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
  • A verified, digital certificate that you can share


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