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Audio Technology Diploma

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Available at
SAE Institute of Technology Miami, SAE Institute of Technology New York
Fees
Audio Technology Diploma
Domestic Fees
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SAE Institute of Technology Miami
Entire Course Fee
$23,799.00
SAE Institute of Technology New York
Entire Course Fee
$24,399.00
Audio Technology Diploma
International Fees
Select Campus
SAE Institute of Technology Miami
Entire Course Fee
$23,799.00
SAE Institute of Technology New York
Entire Course Fee
$24,399.00
Duration(s)
12 Months
Audio Technology Diploma
Course Durations
12 Months
Start Date(s)
June 6 2022
Audio Technology Diploma
Start Dates
SAE Institute of Technology Miami
  • June 6

  • March 7

  • November 29

SAE Institute of Technology New York
  • February 7

  • May 9

Entry Requirements
Audio Technology Diploma
Domestic Entry Requirements
Domestic students must meet the following criteria:
Entrance exam; AND
Provide government-issued photo identification; AND
Provide proof of graduation; AND
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, or provide proof of appropriate student visa; AND
Be at least 17 years old.
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Audio Technology Diploma
International Entry Requirements
International students must meet the following criteria:
Entrance exam; AND
Provide a copy of your passport; AND
Provide foreign secondary school transcripts equivalent an accredited U.S. High School Diploma; AND
Meet visa requirements for an M1 or F1 visa; AND
Financial support.
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Take the first step towards a career in the audio industry today.

Our Audio Technology Diploma program is a non-degree program that focuses on both the technical and creative components of audio recording as well as the essential business principles of the entertainment industry.

GET READY FOR A CAREER IN AUDIO NOW

SAE Audio Students
Develop a solid foundation in audio You will gain experience in the foundation of sound engineering and the skills necessary to become successful in today’s audio industry, and a diploma to prove it.
Professional equipment & industry-standard software Get used to working with the good stuff. We use AKG, Apple, Native Instruments, Solid State Logic, Waves as well as Pro Tools and Logic.
Access lifetime Career Services support Our graduates have worked with companies like Sony Interactive Entertainment, Walt Disney World, Apple, Google, or AVID, and our career services team is always here to support you in finding the right fit.

THIS AUDIO COURSE COVERS:

Digital Audio Software Introduction to Audio Technology Advanced Engineering

Course Structure

The Audio Technology program is typically 48 weeks in length, comprised of four twelve-week modules
with a one-week break between modules. Each module is a course comprised of two required components: Theory and Practical. The total program length is 900 clock hours.
Course structure
225 Clock Hours

Prerequisite: None

This course introduces the student to the recording process, audio terminology, the fundamental nature of sound, the human ear and hearing process, as well as the basic principles of electronics and music theory as they apply to audio engineering and procedures. This course also includes an introduction to basic audio equipment and operating procedures, tape machines and editing, signal flow, computer fundamentals, and MIDI sequencing.

Classes cover intensive theory and practice of recording consoles, including techniques for mixing, using equalizers and signal processors, as well as microphone theory and techniques.
225 Clock Hours

Prerequisite: AT101

This course emphasizes the role of the computer in audio engineering, including advanced instruction in digital audio workstations, sequencing, MIDI theory, and the operation of analog vs. digital consoles. An introduction to intermediate signal flow will be covered on both analog and digital consoles, and students will begin to work collectively in the recording studio environment. Session procedures will be emphasized and common documentation practices reviewed. An introduction to Pro Tools will also be implemented as intermediate signal flow concepts within the DAW environment are explored.
225 Clock Hours

Prerequisite: AT102

This course covers the theory and practice of planning, setting up, and operating a recording session, including session planning, synchronization of equipment, audio console operation, and advanced signal flow in music and postproduction environments. Advanced Pro Tools applications and integrated consoles and control surfaces for multiple digital multi-track platforms are explored.
225 Clock Hours

Prerequisite: AT103

This course starts with a focus on recording, editing, and mixing sound for picture. It also exposes the student to multi-channel engineering and audio procedures for radio and TV production. A music production lab hones the student’s skills. This course includes a Sound Reinforcement Lab to give the student actual experience in producing a live event. Course work explores the role of audio industry professionals, record companies, advertising and marketing, studio personnel, service contracts, principles of copyright, and client expectations. Engineering concepts as they relate to multimedia and the emerging video game/interactive entertainment industry are also explored.
We consult closely with industry professionals so you can expect a course that’s highly relevant and equips you with sought-after skills.
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Career Outcomes

After completing the Audio Technology Program, graduates will be able to find entry-level opportunities for careers such as:
  • Boom Operator
  • Sound Assistant
  • Assistant Audio Engineer
  • Production Assistant
  • Sound Cutter
  • And more...

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Course FAQs

You can have your email password reset by emailing the request through to [email protected]

Students who are well organized find part-time work manageable.

Yes! We consult with industry on a regular basis and update our resources as required.

You may elect to pay tuition fees using one of the following methods:
Check or Money Order
Amex, Discover, Mastercard or Visa
Electronic Bank Transfer

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PREPARE FOR YOUR DREAM CAREER NOW.

With our experienced instructors, industry-standard equipment, and specialized career services, you can unleash your creative future with confidence.
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