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Music Technology Certificate

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Turn your passion into a career with a Music Technology Certificate

Sound isn't just noise – it's the soundtrack of our lives. It's the driving force of emotions, the pulse of stories and the key to unlocking incredible careers. Want to be the architect behind the magic that ignites stages and speakers? Dive into the world of music technology at Clackamas Community College!

Our hands-on certificate program is your launchpad to success. Get the skills you need to master audio like a pro, from recording and mixing to composing and sound design. Learn at your own pace, whether you're a fast-track musician or a weekend rockstar. If you’re as into performing on stage as you are into the behind the scenes, check out our Music Performance and Technology AAS program!

In the Music Technology program, we're all about engaging lessons and tech, so you'll be experimenting, creating and pushing boundaries from day one. Turn your passion for music into a real career, whether you're dreaming of the studio or beyond.

Ready to turn up the volume on your future? Learn more about our Music Technology Certificate today!

    For detailed description and outcomes for this program, view the course catalog.

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    A Music Technology career of your making

    From sculpting next-level soundscapes as a sound designer to engineering chart-topping hits as an audio pro, your music tech skills will have you in high demand.

    Career paths include:

    • Recording engineer
    • Live sound engineer
    • Mixing and mastering engineer
    • Music producer
    • Sound design
    • Foley artist
    • Audio post production
    • ADR Recordist
    • A/V Technician
    For more information on career opportunities for this program, view the course catalog.

    Honing skills, creating art

    In our immersive Music Technology Certificate program, you can unlock the hidden potential of your creativity, learning skills that could launch your artistic journey. Those skills include:

    • Using music and audio in a digital format, including sound processing, editing and mixing.
    • Learning about electronic music creation.
    • Demonstrating an awareness of ethical, legal and business principles when creating recorded audio.
    For more information on expected outcomes of successfully completing this program, view the course catalog.

    Investing in your future

    Clackamas Community College offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the Portland metro area. To begin building the cost for your program, you can start with the base estimate below. 

    This estimate includes the cost of tuition and the general fees applied per class and per academic term. This estimate does not include additional fees required for many courses or the cost of course materials. Contact the program to learn more about additional costs that may apply. 

    You can also find more information about the costs of attending CCC on the Tuition and Fees page.

    Get help paying for college

    Scholarships, talent waivers and grants (free money!) are available for students in this program. For help with financial aid and scholarships, contact the Financial Aid Resource Lab

    Your music talent may help you pay for college! Talent waivers for performers, available by audition, can cover up to a full credit load in tuition. For audition details, contact

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