The Masters in Music Technology degree is designed to give the student additional exposure to the functional areas of music alongside an advanced concentration in music technology and related business. The intimate program provides a framework of conceptual, technical and professional knowledge, which will assist the student in career opportunities of fields related to music technology. Students will leave the program with a portfolio of tutorials, recorded works, and/or computer software. It is a very personalized degree which requires passion, discipline and the ability to continue growing as changes in the field occur.



Admission Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Interview with area coordinator (Doug Hicks)
  • Undergraduate degree in music or the equivalent as determined by the department

Application Deadline

Applications to the master's degree in Music-Technology are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply to the the University of Akron's music tech program please fill out the online application and contact Doug Hicks.

Additional Information

After completion of all course work, the student must pass an examination covering the graduate program. This examination is individualized for each candidate’s unique program. For more general information on the University of Akron's Graduate programs at large take a look at the Graduate Bulletin.

Assistantship/Scholarship Information

All assistantships (and any fellowships) are awarded through the academic department. Students interested in obtaining an assistantship must apply. Only those students fully admitted to a master’s or doctoral degree-seeking program are eligible for a graduate assistantship. Students admitted as non-degree seeking or to a certificate program may not hold an assistantship. For more information on positions available through music technology visit the Graduate Assistantships page.

Financial Aid Information

Paying for college is a vital part of the education process. It is important to be informed of the many sources of aid available. Student loans are available to degree-seeking graduate students. Information on student loans can be found through the Office of Student Financial Aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Simmons Hall.

Tuition and Fees

Current tuition and fees schedules can be found through the Office of Student Accounts.