Master of Arts in Sound Design
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Sound Design is an online music degree with a focus on studio training.  Offered at the Academy of Art University, a top art school, the curriculum covers sound design, digital audio workstations, and industry standard practices in creating sonic worlds for visual media.  With this degree, creativity mixes with innovative technology in another form of art.  Courses emphasize creative sound design techniques and help students learn to layer sounds in synchronization with visual media as they learn to bring their original music and sound designs to life. 

Graduates will be able to:

  • Think critically
  • Show an advanced understanding of sound design elements
  • Create sounds that creates an emotional impact on visual imagery
  • Demonstrate software proficiency
  • Show technical knowledge of modern sound production

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Academy of Art University is accredited by:

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Resume/CV, Statment of Purpose/Intent