Online Music and Technology Certificate

    Master an Instrument and Music Production Techniques from the Comfort of Your Home

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    Kesha Lee - Grammy Award Winning Engineer

    "Each quarter I would exceed the required hours, and I never missed a day of class. I was always eager to tell my family about my day and what I learned. For once I was excited about what I was doing.” 

    Online Music and Technology Certificate

    Tosin Abasi - Guitarist Animals as Leaders

     "I didn't want to spend four years without touring or gigging. So if you want to get a really condensed concentrated musical education without being out of the scene for a few years, and save money, I think AIMM is perfect!"

    Spark Your Career by Attending an Accredited Online Music School

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    Develop and Expand Your Guitar or Bass Skills Online

    The Atlanta Institute of Music and Media is excited to offer the Online Certificate in Music and Technology.

    This certificate offers a focus in either:

    The nationally accredited Online Music and Technology Certificate consists of 36 credits that are fully transferable to the Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology Degree.

    Financial aid is available for those that qualify.


    The online certificate is offered 100% online and contains online music courses designed to provide the student with the necessary education to further their musical and recording and engineering abilities.

    The program is designed for the intermediate instrumentalist who also wishes to gain knowledge in the field of recording and engineering, in order to open opportunities in today’s ever-changing music industry.

    Our online music classes will fully prepare you for the style, workload, and expectations of the music industry.

    Our Online Certificate in Music and Technology is a major first step for musicians who want to master their instrument and learn valuable music production techniques.

    Check out all of the states AIMM's Online Music Certificate serves.

    Additional Services Offered to AIMM Students and Alumni 

    AIMM provides students with an opportunity and the tools for rapid progress, expanding their repertoire and building new professional possibilities.

    As a confident and intelligent musician, producer, or live sound engineer, our students will be capable of handling more demanding and better-paying jobs in a competitive market.

    Combining what they learn with their personal styles, AIMM alumni build confidence, a deep industry understanding, and unlock their musical talents, creative potential, and technical skills.

    Below are a couple of the many resources and benefits we provide that are necessary for our students to advance their careers.

    • Vast Musical Curriculum Experience: Music students can experience musical flavors from all different genres including, Jazz, Classical, Rock, Folk, Blues, and R&B.
    • Job Placement Upon Graduation: During the final quarter of attendance, our students work with a Career Placement Specialist to produce a resume, and begin exploring in-field employment opportunities

    Online Music Education Benefits


    Are you wondering can you get a music certificate online? The answer is: absolutely!

    • Increased schedule flexibility
    • Lower cost - travel, room & board, etc
    • More freedom
    • Convenience

    And that is just the start of it!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes. If your application is accepted, you'll be required to complete an entrance exam and submit a video submission.

    AIMM is unique in that we offer a singular program that combines organic instrumentation with music production techniques.

    We combine production, music theory, instruments and lessons, and performance opportunities in one singular program.

    With AIMM's Music Education,  you will master an instrument of choice (Guitar or Bass) and learn the best insider techniques for tracking, mixing, and mastering like the pros. As an AVID Pro Tools Training Partner, AIMM utilizes the best software and strategies to ascend your skillset as an optimal and well-rounded musician in today's landscape.

    AIMM currently administers the following Title IV Federal Aid Programs:

    • Federal Pell Grant
    • Federal Direct Loans
    • Federal Direct PLUS Loans.
    • Once a student has been accepted for admission to AIMM, and has applied for Federal Financial Aid, their Financial Aid File will be processed.

    All Federal Aid Applications and required supporting financial documents must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the student’s first day of class.

    The program can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of full-time enrollment, or 24 months (8 quarters) of part-time enrollmentFinancial aid is available for those that qualify.

    With increased education and skill from AIMM coupled with a dedicated musician's ambition, truly anything is possible! When you graduate from AIMM, you'll have a wide variety of career opportunities to choose from.

    That includes:

    • Director of Audio Events
    • Director of Visual Events
    • Music Producer
    • Sound Engineer
    • Audio and Lighting Technician
    • Audio Engineer
    • Music Center Owner and Entrepreneur
    • Audio Visual Specialist
    • Professional touring singer
    • Music Performers
    • Professional back-up vocalist
    • Studio recording vocalist
    • Classical singer (opera and/or recital)
    • Music Ensembles
    • Professional singing instructor
    • Professional musician
    • Accompanist
    • Musical Theatre Performer
    • Artist Director
    • Piano Guitar Tuning Professional
    • Music Instructor/Teacher
    • Private Lesson Instructor
    • Professional Recital Keyboardist
    • Band director
    • DJ

    Yes, AIMM’s studios and computer labs are outfitted with all the hardware and software required to complete coursework.

    AIMM also offers the purchase of an additional “Tech Kit". The "Tech Kit" is not included in the cost of tuition, it is an optional expense to outfit a home workspace with our suggested hardware and software.

    The purchasing of the Tech Kit is handled through a third-party website called Vintage King.

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    In addition to choosing either a Guitar or Bass focus, AIMM's online courses teach beneficial music production techniques.

    This includes:

    • Recording
    • Mixing
    • Mastering

    AIMM believes in developing well-rounded musicians, so whether you want to have significant music production knowledge when you dive into the music industry or the ability to be your city's best DIY musician, we have you covered.

    As an AVID Pro Tools training partner, AIMM provides the music production courses that are most relevant to the industry, such as Pro Tools 101 and Pro Tools 110. Learn the best insider tips and hands-on techniques that your favorite producers use.

    Are You Exclusively Interested in Music Production?

    We have exciting news for you! If you're purely interested in the tech side of music and learning how to track, mix, and master like your favorite professionals, you can do so 100% online at AIMM.

    We now offer an Online Music Production Certificate.

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    Notable AIMM Alumni

    AIMM is incredibly proud of the success our alumni have found in the music industry. A few alumni we'd like to highlight include:

    Kesha Lee - Engineer

    Kesha Lee is an engineer who earned a Grammy for her work on Childish Gambino's song, This is America.

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    KEYZBABY - Producer

    Jay Foye, aka KEYZBABY, is an AIMM alumni that co-produced the current #1 song in America, WAP.

    Tosin Abasi - Animals as Leaders

    Tosin is a phenomenal guitarist. He founded the band, Animals as Leaders, and even has his own line of guitars.

    AIMM's Graduates Work With the Best


    Some of the musical artists and companies our graduates have worked with:


    • Kandi 
    • Snoop Dogg 
    • Cardi B
    • Megan Thee Stallion
    • Ludacris
    • Ciara
    • Beyonce 
    • Steve Vai
    • Rick Ross 
    • Justin Bieber
    • Mary J. Blige 
    • Childish Gambino
    • Mariah Carey 
    • Lil Uzi Vert
    • TI
    • Nelly
    • 2 Chainz
    • Brantley Gilbert

    Online Music Certificate Curriculum

    Online Certificate in Music and Technology

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    Instrument-Specific Online Technical Music Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BAS/GTR130   Reading I
    BAS/GTR230   Reading II
    BAS/GTR120   Scales I / Technique I
    BAS/GTR220   Scales II / Technique II
    Number of Instrument-Specific Credits Required 4

    Interdisciplinary Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    INT100   Performance I 4
    INT200   Performance II
    INT145   Music Theory Essentials I 3
    INT245   Music Theory Essentials II
    INT495   Music Business 1
    Number of Interdisciplinary Credits Required 15

    Recording and Engineering Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD100   Pro Tools 101
    RCD130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
    RCD140   Introduction to Audio Production I 3
    RCD200   Pro Tools 110
    RCD240   Introduction to Audio Production II
    Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 14

    General Education Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    SCI120   Physics of Sound
    Minimum Number of General Education Credits Required 3
    Certificate in Music and Technology (Online) - Total Credits 36

    To better serve our students, the curriculum is subject to change.
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    - The Council on Occupational Education

    Atlanta Institute of Music and Media, Inc. is certified by:

    - The Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission