M.Sc. On Campus

Music Engineering Technology

University of Miami

24 months
39834 USD/year
39834 USD/year
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The Graduate Music Engineering Technology degree (GMUE) from University of Miami was introduced in 1986 and has consistently placed graduates into high-tech engineering fields that emphasize audio technology, usually in audio software and hardware design engineering and product engineering or development.


Key facts

Our graduates have enjoyed employment at companies specifically aimed at high-tech audio such as Sonos, Avid, Universal Audio, Soundtoys, iZotope, Waves LLC, Smule, Apple Computer, Microsoft, Eventide, Bose, Shure, Dolby Laboratories, Roland, Beats by Dr. Dre, Spotify, Harman International, JBL, Analog Devices, Motorola, Texas Instruments, Cirrus Logic, and many more.

Applicants to the M.S. in Music Engineering Technology at University of Miami typically hold a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, math, physics, or other hard sciences and are passionate about combining their love of music and engineering. A few hold dual degrees in music and other engineering/technology areas. The Music Engineering Technology program enjoys being part of a world class, top-ranked School of Music, and students may become licensed to use the new $1.2 million state of the art recording studio if they wish.


The mission of the Music Engineering Technology program is to:

  • Provide the highest quality education in the field of music engineering technology
  • Promote advancements in the fidelity and creativity of music recording, production, and reproduction
  • Promote advancements in the invention, design, and implementation of audio hardware and software.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Trends In Music Engineering 
  • Computational Psychoacoustics
  • Transducer Workshop
  • Psychology of Music
  • Music Engineering Forum
  • Master's Research Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts – an official transcript from ALL post-secondary schools attended, regardless of if a degree was granted or not, must be sent directly to the Frost School of Music from the issuing institution in order to be considered official
  • Three letters of recommendation - sent through CollegeNet as part of application submission. These do not need to be sent separately
  • Resume - attached to the application at the time of submission. This does not need to be sent separately
  • GRE Score 
  • Teaching/Conducting Sample
  • Writing Sample
  • Prescreening/Audition/Interview
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    39834 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19917 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 USD /month
Living costs

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


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