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Associate Degrees

McNally Smith offers Associate's Degrees in Music Performance, Music Production, and Recording Technology.

Associate of Applied Science in Music, Emphasis: Music Production
Associate of Applied Science in Recording Technology

In preparation for a career as a Recording Engineer or Music Producer, music technology students work with industry professionals in McNally Smith’s advanced studio complex.
We teach the concepts, skills, and techniques that will serve you for a lifetime of creating and producing great music.  You’ll start in our analog labs.  From there you’ll progress to analog/digital studios to fully digital studios – where students get experience in 5.1 surround sound using the state of the art Digidesign Icon worksurface, and take their base skills to blockbuster potential.

Associate of Applied Science in Music (Performance)
Available Majors: Voice, Brass & Woodwinds, Percussion, Guitar, Bass, Keyboard, Strings

The A.A.S. Music Performance degree program brings together experienced professional musicians and talented students to complete a thorough music curriculum focused on aural skills, music theory, technique, interpretation, and ensemble work.

Associate of Applied Science in Music Business

Music Business students work with experienced faculty to acquire the professional skills necessary to compete in the global music entertainment industry. This music degree program includes the study of copyright and contract law, artist management, promotion, music publishing, and small business development.

Accredited by The National Association of Schools of Music