Master of Arts in Music Scoring & Composition
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Music Scoring & Composition is an online music degree from one of the top art schools, the Academy of Art University.  This degree offers focused training in music composition and production.  Students learn about production workflows, digital audio workstations, virtual instruments, and industry standard practices in music scoring for visual media.  The curriculum builds on a foundation of musicianship, teaching contemporary scoring techniques.  You will learn the skills necessary for success in the changing music industry, including how to create emotion through music, MIDI orchestration, and synchronization with visual media.


  • An undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of Intent
  • Personal resume
  • Other admission materials may be required

School Accreditation Statement

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

WASC Senior College and University Commission