Addison, Texas Music School | Online Music College

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    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 enrollment. 

    Financial aid is available for those that qualify.

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

    For our online music certificate, 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.

    What you learn in the classroom is directly applicable to the music industry.

    When you graduate from AIMM, career opportunities include:

    • 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 students’ 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 if a student would like to outfit their 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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    Instrument-Specific Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC130   Reading I
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC230   Reading II
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC120   Scales I / Technique I
    1
    BAS/DRM/GTR/KEY/VOC220   Scales II / Technique II
    1
    Number of Instrument-Specific Credits Required 4


    Interdisciplinary Technical Courses

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

    Recording and Engineering Technical Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    RCD100   Pro Tools 101
    2
    RCD130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
    4
    RCD140   Introduction to Audio Production I 3
    RCD200   Pro Tools 110
    2
    RCD240   Introduction to Audio Production II
    3
    Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 14

    General Education Courses

    Course Number Course Title Credits
    SCI120   Physics of Sound
    3
    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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