At Oregon State University the music technology and production program focuses on providing students with the multidisciplinary skill set necessary to navigate today's music industry. Courses are rooted in performance, creation, technical operation and interdisciplinary collaboration involving music technology. Students get hands-on experience with the latest industry standard equipment, collaborate with peers and faculty to create new and innovative music projects, and craft a diverse portfolio with faculty and industry mentors in order to prepare for a career in the music industry.

In the News

OSU Music Production Snell Hall recording studio featured in an article by Audient

Experiential learning with industry pros


Dr. Jason Fick - Coordinator of Music Technology and Production

Michael Gamble - Instructor of Music Technology and Production

Aaron Barnhart - Instructor of Music Technology and Production

Degree Options & Courses

At OSU, you can pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in music technology and production. Courses unique to the music technology and production program include:

  • Fundamentals of Music Technology
  • Digital Audio Workstations
  • Audio Technologies
  • Freshman Music Production Forum
  • Recording 1 / 2 / 3
  • Sophomore Production Forum
  • Critical Listening and Analysis
  • Mixing and Mastering
  • Live Sound Reinforcement
  • Sound Design
  • Music Business and Marketing
  • Arts Entrepreneurship
  • Junior Music Production Forum
  • Capstone Project
  • Internship
  • Portfolio Review
  • Special Studies in Electronic Music
  • Music Production Ensemble


Click here to see a list of current (10/2018) studio gear.