A program that focuses on the creative aspects of the blending of music and technology; and that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the composition, recording, synthesis, and performance of music; audio-visual production; scoring for film and multimedia; and software and multimedia development. Includes instruction in music theory, music history, composition, acoustics, recording technology, computer composition, electronic music synthesis, technology-based performance, 3D sound and spatial audio, and music business and law.
While Music Technology offers degrees up to the Postbaccalaureate certificate, the majority of students study towards a Associates degree. Students study Music Technology all around the US, though the major at the Masters degree level has the most graduates in Utah. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Music Technology is $38,300.
Southern Utah University is a top option for students who want to major in Music Technology. Students can study up to a Postbaccalaureate certificate at the school. Southern Utah University awards about 35 Masters degrees to those majoring in Music Technology each year. However, the University of Valley Forge and Brown University are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.
Some of the highest paying jobs for Music Technology majors include Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, Sound Engineering Technicians and Music Directors and Composers. But, another thing to think about is how many job openings there currently is. Careers that are in high need that a degree in Music Technology can prepare you for are Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary, Music Directors and Composers and Sound Engineering Technicians.