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Music Technology, MSMT

Master of Science in Music Technology

Music technology uses modern mechanical applications to enhance musical experience. This knowledge is used in many fields, including the entertainment industry, education, and therapy.

The IU Online Master of Science in Music Technology exposes you to coursework in computer-based music technology, multimedia and interactive design, and multimedia production techniques. You also complete either an internship in arts technology or a major arts technology project. You acquire skills in designing software, in authoring tools and languages, in applying multimedia concepts, and in managing technology facilities and projects. The curriculum establishes the creative application of multimedia technology to video, audio, and graphic production of arts and educational materials.

Your IU Online MSMT prepares you for such careers as:

  • Producer 
  • Audio engineer 
  • Studio manager 
  • Sound technician 
  • Live sound engineer 
  • Mixed media specialist 
  • Studio designer 
  • Music editor 
  • Broadcast engineer 
  • Production assistant 

As a graduate of the program, you will be equipped to work in education or in the industry as a member of computer-based training, computer-based education, multimedia design, and/or interactive technology teams.

Degree Requirements 

To graduate with the MSMT, you must complete 30 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Music technology core courses (18 credit hours) 
  • Cognate courses (6 credit hours) 
  • Elective courses (6 credit hours) 

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $392.50
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1177.50
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1155.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3465.00
Note:  Additional fees will apply.

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