Audio Engineering

Engineer the Sound of Success with MRTA

Remix your career to the beat of the music through a degree in Media Arts & Technology with a concentration in Audio Engineering (MRTA). At MWCC, our newly renovated audio studios hold all the tools and knowledge you need to succeed in the media arts field.

As one of the only higher education systems in Massachusetts with a comprehensive audio facility equipped to handle music recording and sound for visual media, you can be sure you will learn on professional grade audio tools from experts in the field. Plus, with no musical audition required, you are free to learn without any strings attached.

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Become a Master of the Soundboard

You will take classes in:

  • Audio Production
  • Film Studies
  • Video Production
  • Music Skills and Theory
  • Audio Postproduction
  • Music Recording

You will receive both audio and video skills through a combination of sound and visual production courses. Through hands-on training mixed with classroom lecture and research, you will be prepared to succeed in all aspects of the industry.

Hands-On Learning at a Live Concert

During your last semester in the MRTA program, you will get the opportunity to work at a live concert. In the past, bands and other musical acts have come to perform at MWCC, and students in the MRTA program get to record their performance. You will get hands-on experience with recording equipment in a live music setting. After, you will edit the footage into a professional video fit for your audio portfolio.

Find the Career Meant for You

After you graduate, you will be ready to enter into many different media art production fields. You can find a career in:

  • Music
  • Radio
  • Theater
  • Gaming
  • Television
  • Cinema

Job Outlook for Audio Engineers

As a Broadcast or Sound Engineering Technician, you can make an average of $42,650* annually. The projected job growth for the field is 8%* over the next 10 years. With your education and experience, you can expect to stand out in the job market.

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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