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Recording Arts

Learn the art of recording

Hands-on Training in Professional Recording STudios

Start your career as an Audio engineer!

If you love music, if you want to collaborate with like minded talanted artists and love going to work everyday...  Then MediaTech is the place for you!  The place for you to learn the skills sets you need in just one year to start working in the industry that you love. 

Working in the audio industry is closer than you think.  Our whole lives are made up of digital sounds and pictures.  Someone has to create and distribute that digital content everyday.  That someone can be you!   

At MediaTech, you're trained by seasoned professionals still working in the industry today.  They have the experience, knowledge and networks you need to succeed. Our studios are out of this world;  something you should see for yourself! 

MediaTech is the choice school for you to gain knowledge about the Audio Industry and become proficient in all aspects of audio including Studio Techniques, Post Production, Live Sound Reinforcement and Mixing & Mastering.

Our 1-year Recording Arts Program allows you to graduate confident in yourself and the career path you have chosen. You will be able to represent yourself as an Audio Engineer that knows not just about audio, but about the Audio Industry as a whole. With classes like BOM (Business of Music) and BCM (Business Communication) you will leave the school with a full working resume and portfolio of recorded school work and personal projects.

This is a very hyper-competitive industry and MediaTech is able to give you the knowledge that you need to be a player in the Audio world. These days, you need to be able to address all forms of the industry, not just one side of it. MediaTech will provide you with these skills.

The recording arts program

Diploma Program 

45 weeks

You can take The Recording Arts Program at any of our four campuses. Each campus has it's own unique studio facilities with equipment ranging from vintage analog to the latest digital consoles.  The Recording Arts courses combined make up a comprehensive program designed to teach you the basics through advanced aspects of audio recording to include recording in the studio, post-production, live sound and the business side of music.  You can even get ProTools certified.  Your course instructors are seasoned professionals dedicated to training you with the skills you need to start working in the audio industry. When you graduate from the Recording Arts Program you will be an Audio Engineer with a body of work to prove it!  All your assignments and recordings are projects that give you real experience and an awesome demo reel! 

Hands-On Training in a Real Recording Studio

This place rocks.  As a student in the Recording Arts program we grant you unprecedented access to industry standard facilities and equipment.  MediaTech's plethora of outboard gear and microphone choices rival any studio in the world.    

Audio Careers

Gradates of the Recording Arts program may find entry-level employment ranging from recording studios, radio stations, T.V. networks, live sound venues, touring with artists, A/V solutions, gaming companies, post-production houses or even work freelance for themselves.  

You could be a professional;  

  • Audio Engineer
  • Studio Technician
  • Sound Designer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Music Producer
  • Record Producer
  • Re-Recording Mixer
  • Location Sound
  • Foley Engineer

You can work in creative places like;

  • Recording Studios
  • Sound Companies
  • Pro Audio Equipment Companies
  • Music Technology Companies
  • Music Software Companies
  • Media Production Companies
  • Radio Stations
  • Record Companies
  • Television Networks
  • Major Motion Picture Studios
  • Production Companies 
  • Gaming Companies
  • Animation Companies 

Or you can choose to work freelance for a variety of different companies, artists or even for yourself.  

Do what you love, love what you do. 

So if you're into music looking to make a living doing what you love, then call us today to set up your tour of our studios and get the information you need on how to start your career.  1-866-498-1122


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Graduates Employed in Field 82% 76% 71% N/A


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  Dallas        Austin         Houston       Oceanside      
Median Loan Debt $5,346 $7,789 $14,750 $9,500
Private Education Loans $577 $7,819 $0.00 $0.00
Institutional Financing $1,566 $8,226 $930 $14,500

*This figure represents all funds borrowed by students in this program during that academic year, including monies to support these students during their time as students. It is not limited to the cost of tuition and fees for this program.


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