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Audio Technology

American University Washington DC

12 months
32616 USD/year
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Audio Technology from American University Washington DC focuses on both the art and science of music technology to prepare students for a variety of careers in the industry. 


At Audio Technology from American University Washington DC students take courses in critical listening, sound synthesis, music production and mixing, digital instrument design, post-production, and film scoring. Ranked number one by Education Portal, our program will give you the education and experience you need to succeed.


Our master’s degree program prepares students for careers as recording studio engineers; sound designers for TV, film, and video games; acousticians; and music business professionals. You can also use your degree as a foundation for a doctoral degree at a research university.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sound Synthesis
  • Sound Studio Techniques 
  • Digital Literacy 
  • Production Mixing 
  • Masterclass in Production Mixing 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Deadlines are the ones for priority admission.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Portfolio

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 12 months.

Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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