FAQ

1. Is this program accredited?
Midlands Audio Institute partners with Midlands Technical College, Corporate and Continuing Education Division, to offer the Audio Engineering Certificate.  The college is an accredited institution. Each student receives a certificate of completion for each class taken, and after taking all eight classes offered through our program a certificate as an audio engineer is awarded.

2. How long does it take to complete all of the classes offered?
Our program can be completed in as little as six months, and our program’s flexibility allows students to take classes as it fits in their schedule. This means you can take classes at a frequency that works for you, whether its over six months or a couple of years.

3. What sort of credentials does your staff have?
All of our instructors are  professionals in the industry you are studying – be it studio owners, recording engineers, music business professionals, live sound engineers or digital music producers. The average professional experience of each instructor is over 15 years.

4. Does this program offer an job placement?
We do not offer formal job placement, but after the completion of all eight classes there is an option to take an internship where we pair you with a local or regional audio company to receive real world experience. We also pass along quite a few job leads to students as we receive them from area businesses.

5.How many classes do I need to take to receive an Audio Engineering Certificate?
The total number of required classed is 8. They are Intro to Audio, Studio Recording 1, Music Business, Studio Recording 2, Commercial Music Theory,

Live Sound Production, Studio Recording 3 and Digital Music Production.

 

6. Does this program offer financial aid?
As a corporate and continuing education program, our audio engineering classes do not qualify for traditional financial aid. For financial resources and information visit:

https://www.midlandstech.edu/financial-aid-and-tuition/financial-aid-training

You can also call 803.732.0432

or visit:

https://www.midlandstech.edu/learn/training/helpful-training-information