Earn a music technology degree and learn music engineering, production, theory, and performance as you hone your mathematics, computer science, music business, and electronics skills.

Why Study Music Technology at UNC Asheville

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Outside the Classroom

Enhance your academic journey by learning and growing outside the traditional classroom setting. In addition to Asheville’s engaging community, as a music technology major, you can look forward to opportunities to apply your learning in meaningful ways, including utilizing our studio spaces and participating in our music ensembles.

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Music Technology Studios

Discover state-of-the-art studios equipped with the latest technology to support your creative endeavors. Our spaces include the Bob Moog Electronic Music Studio, the Music Technology Recording Studio, and the Mixing and Mastering Room. Lipinsky Auditorium, our 580-seat concert hall, offers another opportunity for students to put their education into action.

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UNC Asheville Music Ensembles

Immerse yourself in a collaborative musical experience by joining our diverse music ensembles. Groups include AfroMusics, percussion, bluegrass, songwriters, prog rock, wind, choral, and many more. Some groups may require an audition to join. Explore all of our music ensembles and consider participating.


Our experienced and dedicated faculty members bring a wealth of knowledge to the music technology bachelor’s degree program. Faculty are active in their field as researchers, educators, and performers. They regularly hold lecture series and showcase concerts that allow students to observe and learn from their mentors.

Music Technology Degree Careers & Outcomes

Individuals with a music technology bachelor’s degree can pursue a variety of careers that blend their technical abilities with their passion for music. Their skills in recording, mixing, and mastering audio; creating and manipulating sound effects for various media; setting up and operating sound systems for live events; and arranging, producing, and composing music make them excellent candidates for jobs as audio engineers, sound designers, music producers, live sound engineers, and educators.

Some students find their internship experiences lead to full-time employment. Many of our graduates achieve rewarding careers as sound designers and live sound engineers for top local and national companies.

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Transform Your Passion Into a Profession in UNC Asheville’s Music Technology Major

In the Bachelor of Science in Music Technology degree program, your passion meets innovation as you dive into a curriculum crafted to reflect new trends and advancements in music technology. Our world-class facilities, equipped with the latest recording studios, production labs, and performance spaces, nurture your talent and guide you toward success.

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