Music Production using Pro Tools
$12,1208 Courses (24 Credits) or $1,515 Per Course
Berklee alumni in the music industry often note that their mastery of Pro Tools has opened doors for them. Avid’s Pro Tools is the industry-standard audio production platform, and Berklee Online is the exclusive provider of Avid’s Pro Tools certificate curriculum. Learn the basics and advanced tips of harnessing the powerful capabilities of this software to set up your studio and excel in audio editing, mixing, and mastering. Berklee’s world-class faculty will guide you through the program, pushing you to develop your critical listening skills in a way that is transferable to any digital audio workstation (DAW).
8 Courses to Complete this Certificate (5 Required, plus 3 Electives)
5 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.
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 mixing and mastering—two key elements of music production—by learning the Berklee approach using the Pro Tools software.
This advanced music production course provides you with a deep understanding of mixing and mastering tools and techniques that you can apply to a wide variety of styles.
Choose any 3 elective courses from our course catalog
Building off of Ableton Live Fundamentals, explore how you can use the many synthesizers and audio effects in Ableton Live to achieve sounds found in contemporary music production.
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.
Explore the art of sampling and audio production, and learn Berklee’s approach to recording, editing, and programming using the samplers provided in Reason.
Learn to create your own unique electronic sounds and musical productions using Propellerhead’s Reason and Native Instruments’ Absynth.
Gain a firm understanding of the functionalities and capabilities of Reason software and explore techniques used by today’s top producers.
Learn the technical skills not only to produce professional sounding remixes but to also hear a song’s possibilities beyond its original arrangement and style.
Expand your production skills and critical listening by learning how to identify and implement mix strategies and a wide array of professional mix approaches.
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