Music Production and Technology
$17,96412 Courses (36 Credits) or $1,497 Per Course
To succeed in a career involving producing, recording, mixing, engineering, and mastering music, you need to know the latest technology, tools, and techniques plus the interpersonal skills required to get the best out of musicians. You’ll also need an understanding of the core music theory that serves as the underpinning for most truly great music. In this certificate program, you’ll learn all of this and develop a portfolio along the way, working with Berklee’s renowned music production and engineering faculty and collaborating with musicians and producers from all over the world.
12 Courses to Complete this Certificate (8 Required, plus 4 Electives)
8 Required Courses
The first stage of Avid’s Pro Tools certification program, you’ll learn the foundational skills needed to understand Pro Tools technology and software, including recording, editing, and mixing on a basic level.
Learn how to properly set up, operate, and manage a recording studio, integrating both analog and digital elements.
In this second stage of Avid’s Pro Tools certification program, you’ll learn a broad range of tools and production techniques that will help you tackle more complex Pro Tools projects and enhance your capabilities.
Learn to produce high-quality results with effective microphone technique, whether your sessions feature a single vocalist or large big-band jazz ensemble.
Learn the technical aspects of producing and engineering vocals and the personal, artistic aspects of working with a vocalist to achieve the best performance.
Explore the many creative and technical considerations you need to know to mix music in today's production environment.
Choose any 4 elective courses from our course catalog
Create great-looking sheet music quickly and easily with the powerful Finale music notation software, and learn techniques to maximize speed, control, and accuracy.
Learn to create your own unique electronic sounds and musical productions using Propellerhead’s Reason and Native Instruments’ Absynth.
Strengthen your technical understanding of Logic Pro and heighten your overall creative abilities in music production.
Gain a solid foundation of sound production and engineering skills that will prepare you to work at a game development company or as a freelancer.
Expand your production skills and critical listening by learning how to identify and implement mix strategies and a wide array of professional mix approaches.
Learn to use Sibelius to create lead sheets, scores, and parts, as well as how to enter and format notation so it conforms to current music publishing standards.
Gain a thorough understanding of what is involved in creating a final master recording ready for duplication, replication, or online distribution.
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 Bachelor's degree program
- A physical certificate from Berklee College of Music
- A verified, digital certificate that you can share