Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs

Audio Engineering
This degree plan is centered around the recording studio and music production.
Jobs include: Studio Engineer, Recording Engineer, Mixing Engineer, Live Sound Engineer, Radio Production, A/V Technician, Producer.
Award Plan, Program Map

Digital Composition
This degree focuses on creating all types of music and sound with your computer.
Jobs include: Sound Designer, Music Composer, Live Performer, DJ, Producer.
Award Plan, Program Map

Live Sound and Stage Production
This degree choice concentrates on running live sound and stage production for music festivals, events, and live sound venues.
Jobs include: Live Sound Engineer, FOH Engineer, Monitor mixer, Tour Manager, Guitar/Drum/Bass Technician, Lighting Engineer, Musical Equipment Repair
Award Plan, Program Map

Music Business
This degree is a great option for people who are interested in working on the business side of music.
Jobs include: Marketing & PR, Publishing, Booking Agent, Talent Buyer, Artist Management, Artist Relations.
Award Plan, Program Map

Music Performance (Degree will no longer be available as of Fall 2022)
Want to further your career as a musician?  Earn a degree in Music Performance.
Jobs include: Performing musician, Band Leader, Instrument Instruction, Composer.
Award Plan, Program Map

General MBPT Degree available Fall 2022

(A flexible degree where students can take a mix of classes from multiple degrees)

Want to take a class that’s not in your degree plan?

No worries, we can make substitutions for you so classes will apply to your degree and be covered by financial aid!

Certificate Programs


Link to the ACC Catalog for a list of course descriptions. Want to know which courses are available in the upcoming semester? Browse Spring 2022 MBPT courses in the Course Schedule by academic discipline, campus, instructor, and other categories. Find more information about tuition and fee rates. Advisors will help you select your classes, stay on track for your degree program, and make decisions about your educational and career goals. Register for classes during these important dates. Explore Financial Aid information.

MBPT Applied Lessons

Link to details about the process and instructor contact info on the Applied Lessons page.