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Interested in a Music Production and Audio for Media Degree? Check out what's happening at AIMM...

:: Music Production and Audio for Media

Learn location sound, sound design, Pro Tools, and Mixing in surround sound!

March 8, 2014  ::  Matt Aston

Best Audio Production SchoolSince graduating from the Atlanta Institute of Music, Matt Aston has become one of the busiest audio guys in Georgia: running audio for reality TV shows Kandi Factory, Auction Kings, Real Housewives of Atlanta, Big Rich Atlanta, The Dub Magazine Project, The Family Hustle (with T.I. and Tiny), and countless more!

This Year  ::  Soundcraft

At AIMM you'll enjoy spectacular events like Soundcraft! "Mixing with Professionals" featuring Erykah Badu's front-of-house engineer and Kenneth Williams in live performances.


In addition to its existing vocational programs, Atlanta Institute of Music and Media offers an Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology with a focus on either Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboard, or Voice.

Associate of Applied Science in Music Production and Audio for Media 

Our Mission

Our Mission at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

When you are accepted into the Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Music Production and Audio for Media, you will be fully immersed into a nonstop music atmosphere where both your musical and technical skills will constantly be challenged and developed.

Musically gifted students will extend their talents and abilities beyond the stage.

AIMM provides all of their students with the skills necessary to advance their aptitude and knowledge in the field of music production and engineering.

We realize that music is shifting toward home-recording and Do-It-Yourself methods, so this information is invaluable to the current digital musician.

You will gain this knowledge and information in state-of-the-art recording studios, classroom presentations, computer labs, and live clinics featuring today’s most well-known innovative engineers, producers, and industry professionals.

This makes our Music Production and Audio for Media curriculum incredibly engaging and effective, just ask our successful AIMM Alumni.

Learn From Proven Industry-Leaders

We fully understand the amount of passion and creativity that students like you bring into our recording studios and practice rooms.

That is why we are so selective when bringing in our dedicated, industry-leading, professionals to instruct our courses.

By learning from musicians who have already blazed their own trail, our students are fortunate to learn many tips and tricks throughout the course.

As Discrimination Free as the Music You Love

Atlanta Institute of Music and Media also understands that music is not specific to one country. It is a universal language.

Therefore, students of all different backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

There is absolutely no discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, or sexual orientation.

If you have passion for music, we want you!

Capitalize On Your Music Passion

The Music Production and Audio for Media curriculum will ultimately provide you with the music production portfolio you need to obtain employment or self-employment in music recording or production.

This achievable goal extends to television, radio, video, video games, and multi-media production studios.

The opportunities AIMM presents all of our students with are endless and the connections you will make continue long after graduation.

So take the first step and begin your application today.

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Program Description

Associate of Applied Science in Music Production and Audio for Media

If you’re looking to push your technical skills to the next level through intricately designed courses that further your recording and engineering abilities, then the Music Production and Audio for Media Associate Degree is perfect for you.

The more skills you can master and develop as a musician, the more appealing and prepared you will be for the music business.

Our combination of learning styles makes our curriculum one of the most diverse you could choose from.

Honing your musical talents and technical skills is easy with the winning combination of classroom instruction, labs, and studio performances our unique curriculum offers.

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Student Success Timeline

This program can be completed in 18 months of accelerated studies, 24 months of full-time enrollment, or 30 months of ¾ time enrollment. The opportunities and choices are there to make it easiest on you and your lifestyle.

Upon completion of this program, students in good standing will not only graduate with an Associate Degree but will also be given the opportunity to take AVID Certification Exams to become Pro Tools Certified.

This Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) certificate can set you apart and will be one of your greatest assets when looking for a job in your field.

Prior to graduation, all students must complete the required number of General Education credits. These credits can be transferred if completed at a prior institution, but you must demonstrate the appropriate comparability to the applied nature of each course.

Music Production and Audio for Media Curriculum
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Recording and Engineering Technical Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD100   Pro Tools 101
RCD101   Critical Listening Skills
RCD110   Basic Keyboarding Skills
RCD120   Music Theory Basics
RCD130   MIDI: Synthesis & Sequencing
RCD140   Introduction to Audio Production I
RCD150   Skills Lab
RCD200   Pro Tools 110
RCD205   Studio Interconnect Basics
RCD220   Studio Acoustics Basics
RCD231   MIDI: Sampling & Composition
RCD240   Introduction to Audio Production II
RCD255   Applied Computing Basics
RCD300   Pro Tools 201
RCD320   Electronic Music Production
RCD330   DAW Editing and Processing
RCD340   Introduction to Music Production
RCD410   Science & Art of Mastering
RCD430   Music Business
RCD460   Intro to Audio Post Production
Number of Recording Technical Credits Required 45


Audio for Media Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
RCD360   Sound Design for Game Audio
RCD401   Audio Post Production Techniques
RCD470   ADR and Foley
RCD500   Location Sound I
RCD510   Sound Design for Film Audio
RCD520   Location Sound II
RCD530   Portfolio and Web Media
RCD540   Mixing Audio for Post Production
Number of Audio Post Production Credits Required 23


General Education Courses

Course Number Course Title Credits
HUM110   Finding Poetry in Songwriting
HUM115   Writing for Job Readiness
HUM120   Contemporary Music Survey I
HUM125   Contemporary Music Survey II
SOC110   Survey of World Music
SOC120   The Sociology of Popular Music
SCI110   Introduction to Electronics
SCI120   Physics of Sound and Music
MAT110   Accounting and Tax Essentials for Entrepreneurs
MAT120   Mathematical Foundations of Music
Minimum Number of General Education Credits Required 24
The minimum requirement for general education credits is 24, with at least one course from each of the four areas. Since AIMM's general education courses are three credits each, the student will take a total of eight general education courses. 
Music Production and Audio for Media Associate Degree — Total Credit Hours 92

To better serve our students, curriculum is subject to change.
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  • Definitely check out AIMM, get a good tour of it, go to Open House, go to the orientation, and you'll find that it's really professional. All the instructors really know what they're doing--they're all industry professionals and have been for years. You get a lot of hands-on activity and a lot of time to work on your projects on all the gear.

    Benjie Freund

    Sound Designer at Hi-Rez Studios, and Founder of Neutrino Gaming--creator of the iPhone/iPad app Aries Revenge

  • If you're going to go to any music school, AIMM is the one to choose. Since graduation, I've gotten all my work through AIMM...So, this is the place to be.

    Butch Buckner

    Drummer for Bionic Jive

  • AIMM was one of the best choices I've made.

    Chris Kittredge

    Drummer for Arrested Development Australian Tour 2011

  • Honestly, AIMM is very high level...it's something that I'm impressed with, would recommend, and would have wanted to come and study at in my younger years.

    Dave Weckl

    Drummer for Chick Corea