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The mission of the Music Technology - Performance Technology at Southern Utah University is to provide students with both the core and advanced skills in music technology necessary to be successful in a wide range of musical endeavors, particularly as they relate to employment as musicians.
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Overview

The Master of Music Technology - Performance Technology at Southern Utah University  is designed for two groups of working musicians: 1) Those who wish to use technology to enhance and expand their current skillset as a performer, educator, or composer and thus increase their employability, and 2) Those who wish to work (or are already working) as technicians in the music profession and wish to expand their knowledge of the platforms currently in use. 

All students in the program will complete a capstone project showing mastery and synthesis of skills learned in their area of study, and will have the opportunity to work in preparation of that capstone project with an academic and professional mentor.

Program Learning Outcomes

Performance and Musicianship

  • Expanded aural skills abilities, particularly as related to recorded music
  • Expanded performance skills, particularly as related to collaborative performance

History and Theory

  • Knowledge of music history on par with graduate level national standards
  • Knowledge of music theory on par with graduate level national standards
  • Knowledge of the historical and theoretical aspects of music technology and their impact on composition, performance, business, and sound reproduction

Technological Mastery

  • Professional-level mastery of recording platforms used in music profession
  • Professional-level mastery of notation platforms used in music profession
  • Professional-level mastery of music business platforms used in the collection, licensing, copyright, and distribution of music
  • Professional-level mastery of technology platforms related to the creation, editing, and synchronization of music to video, film, or live performance
  • Professional-level mastery of technology platforms related to the reinforcement of live sound

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Music Graduate Study 
  • Live Sound/Concert Production
  • Audio Recording
  • Music Technology and Business 
  • Digital Music Notation
  • Online Performance Ensemble 
  • Studies in Music Theory 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Be successfully admitted to Graduate Studies at SUU;
  • Provide transcripts showing a baccalaureate degree in music, or a baccalaureate degree in a field that supports graduate study in music technology (subject to approval by Area Coordinator);
  • Submit audio or video recordings (in physical or online form) that show the applicant’s current skill level as a performer, composer, and/or technologist; and
  • Submit a résumé and written Statement of Purpose

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    2434 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2434 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2434 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2434 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
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