Get the Skills to Be an Audio Production Engineer

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Develop your creative and technical skills in the Audio Production degree program at Laurus College.

Audio Production Training in 190 Weeks*

Want to be part of a team that creates sound design for movies, produces music for albums or mixes audio that captivates an audience during a live production? Do you believe that learning audio production is a critical step in achieving that goal?

It definitely is!

If you’re ready to make use of your creative skills and technical savvy to take a step up in life and create a brighter future with a rewarding career, Laurus College is your school.

With your initiative and our support, we thrive.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Audio Production equips students with a broad-based foundation in recording, editing, mixing, and producing audio. The goal of the program is to help students develop the creative and technical skills essential to pursuing a successful career in audio production industries.

Students will be given the opportunity to acquire fundamental and advanced techniques used in audio production through the mastery of practical applications and self-development. Students will use industry standard software to explore different techniques used to conceptualize, develop and produce audio in commercial settings.

Here’s How You’ll Grow with Us

The goal of this Bachelor’s Degree program is to help students develop the creative and technical skills essential to pursuing a successful career in the audio production industry. Students will be given the opportunity to acquire fundamental and advanced techniques used throughout the audio production industry by conducting research, practical application, and self-development.

As part of the curriculum, students will have the opportunity to develop skills in:

  • Audio Video Workflow
  • Digital Audio Processing
  • Digital Audio Theory
  • Digital Audio Workstation Concepts
  • Equalization and Frequency Balancing
  • Lighting Principles
  • Live Sound Mixing
  • Microphone Placement
  • Music Production
  • Projection Techniques
  • Show Deployment
  • Sound Design
  • Studio Production
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Video Storytelling
  • Video Techniques

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Students will use industry standard software to explore different techniques used to produce studio audio, mix live audio, and edit video. Students will also be expected to develop a portfolio that can be used to seek employment within the audio video industry.

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All the Things You’ll Learn

Upon completion of the Audio Production Bachelor of Science degree, students should be able to:

  • Employ digital and analog technology to produce professional music, post-production, live audio and sound design.
  • Effectively record, edit, and mix audio.
  • Utilize knowledge of acoustics and sound reinforcement for purposes of audio production.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of audio connectivity and gain staging.
  • Utilize knowledge of entertainment business to create relations and network with industry professionals.
  • Effectively propose, package, and deploy audio equipment.
  • Utilize knowledge of recording studio management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of mastering techniques.

The best way to see if Laurus College is the right fit for you is to see it for yourself. You can tour our facilities by coming in to any of our campus locations, or we’re happy to set up a virtual tour with you. Book a Tour Now or Get more info.

Where You Could Be After Completing Our Program

Audio Production professionals engineer studio music, mix audio, and edit video electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as movies, music albums, live shows, and more.

Graduates with Audio Production training may find employment in a wide range of interesting and rewarding positions, including:

  • Audio Engineer
  • Mixing Engineer
  • Sound Editor
  • Audio Technician
  • Audio Visual Specialist
  • Video Technician
  • and more!

List of Potential Careers

With so many professional opportunities available to people with the right qualifications, Laurus can prepare you for a career that will take you to that next level in life.

You already have a life. We appreciate that!

We offer online Bachelor’s Degree programs – and let you keep your day job while you learn. You can participate in live classes from the comfort of your home!

If you’re juggling work and a family, you’re busy. Our unique learning model gives you greater freedom and flexibility to learn on your own schedule.

That means you’re in control of your learning experience. All you have to do is get the ball rolling. And training with Laurus for a career in audio product, with all our dedicated support from Day 1 till you land that dream job, is a smart choice.

Develop your creative and technical skills in sound design, studio engineering, video production and live mixing, while also expanding your critical thinking and problem solving ability.

With a program led by industry professionals, Laurus helps motivated people get the skills, experience, and ongoing support to pursue successful careers.

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The Laurus Advantage

Practical, Career-Focused Training that prepares you for an in-demand career.

Supportive Learning Environment where instructors care about your success.

Flexible Scheduling Options that include both day and evening classes.

Technology Included – Students attending classes in an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree program are given the opportunity to receive hardware and software specific to audio production needed to complete their program.

Job Search Assistance through our Career Services Department, including resume & portfolio creation, interview preparation and live workshops.

Is a Rewarding Career as an Audio Engineer or Sound Designer right for You? Get More Info…

If you’d like to know more about the careers available to grads of our Audio Production program and explore whether Laurus is right for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.

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* Program length when completed in normal time.