Associate of Arts in Music Production
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The Associate of Arts in Music Production is an online music degree from the Academy of Art University.  This program provides a focused introduction to music production and the technical skills involved.  Courses are taught by professional musicians and sound designers in a top music program.  You will learn about workflows, music creation software, virtual instruments, music editing, and standard practices for creating music for visual media.  The program emphasizes music creation and editing principles with a further emphasis placed on virtual instruments.  Students are introduced to recording principles and modern studio techniques such as recording, editing, and mixing along with the language of music which is harmony, melody, and rhythm.  Graduates are prepared to construct effective music for different visual environments including film, television, animation, games, and commercials.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • All official transcript(s), including from any other universities or learning institutions you've attended

School Accreditation Statement

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission