Master a broad base of knowledge in electronic music technology including MIDI music production, sequencing, synthesis and sampling. Prepare for a career in music studio and multimedia production.

Completion Award
Associate of Applied Arts and Sciences
Length of Study
120 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
On Campus
Tuition & Fees

College Tuition & Fees

Per Quarter 
WA-Resident Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
1 credit $152.13 $166.72 $243.46  $330.00
5 credits $624.65 $697.60 $1,081.30  $1,514.00
12 credits (full-time) $1,331.78 $1,523.22 $2,252.72  $3,124.98
15 credits  $1,493.30 $1,687.05 $2,425.70 $3,308.25

*Amounts above are estimated tuition & fee costs and do not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs.
¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Additional Program Fees
Approximately $20 - $120 per quarter, depending on courses selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

What You'll Learn

  1. Use and program electronic music equipment to sample, sequence, synthesize and produce music
  2. Explain and apply fundamentals of music theory in the creation, evaluation and interpretation of musical compositions
  3. Apply basic principles of audio production, amplification and recording, and electronic music implementation
  4. Safely and appropriately use and maintain electronic audio equipment

Careers & Opportunities

The rapid development of recent technology continues to create growth in the MIDI music production industry. Graduates are hired as electronic music producers/technicians, jingle writers and multimedia producers.

Potential employers include: The majority of electronic music technicians work on a freelance or independent contractor basis.