The Associate of Applied Science in Audio Production (AAS) Degree Program at IADT

The audio production industry offers keen competition, but the International Academy of Design and Technology's Associate of Applied Science in Audio Production degree program can help you can develop the skills and techniques that are important in this exciting field.

In our associate-level Audio Production degree program, you can learn industry-current techniques in recording, mixing and mastering. Our training program offers students the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in music concepts as well as learn about current trends in digital audio production. With a combination of general education courses and focused concentration courses, you can feel confident that you are gaining a well-rounded education.


Upon completion of IADT’s associate-level Audio Production program, you should be able to mix audio recordings in standard surround sound formats, record and edit digital music, master and digitally re-master audio recordings, and other essential skills.

Below is a sampling of course topics included in IADT's Associate of Applied Science in Audio Production degree program.* Classes are led by instructors with relevant career experience.

  • Music Concepts
  • Digital Audio Specifications
  • Digital Audio Workstations
  • Introduction to Audio Production
  • Special Topics in Audio Production
  • Digital Audio Workstations
  • Audio Recording Techniques
  • Studio Design and Maintenance
  • Music Design and Synthesis
  • Recording on Location
  • Mixing and Mastering
  • Surround Sound Techniques

*Course curriculum is subject to change.

These are some of the exciting careers in the field of digital audio production. With the right education and your own initiative, one of them could be in your future:

  • Assistant Sound Editor
  • Assistant Sound Engineer
  • Assistant Recording Engineer

For accreditation and licensure information for this and other IADT programs, please click here.

To request additional information about this program or how to apply for admission, please fill out the short form at the bottom of this page, and an admissions representative will contact you shortly.

If you already know that this program is for you and would like to apply online now, click here.

Program details may vary by campus. For more-specific information, please refer to the catalog for the campus that you plan to attend. IADT does not guarantee employment or salary. All trademarks are property of their respective owners.