AES Education Directory - Central Region, USA/Canada

Type 2 Courses - Course resulting in an accredited vocational qualification or certificate

Audio Enginearing Institute

2477 North Loop 1604 E
San Antonio, TX 78232, United States
Tel: +1 210 477 9055
Internet: http://www.audio-eng.com

AUDIO 101

Last Updated: 2014-5-4

Qualification Awarded on Completion: After you complete all six courses
Facilities: Several large facilities
Exact Duration: 10 weeks
Emphasis: Basic sound engineering
Fee: $800
Internship/Work Placement: After you complete all six courses
Validating Body: TWC Career Schools and Colleges
Contact Person: Marius Perron

AUDIO 101L

Last Updated: 2014-5-4

Qualification Awarded on Completion: After you complete all six courses
Facilities: Various Lab Equipment
Exact Duration: 10 Weeks
Emphasis: Basic Audio Lab Course
Fee: 1200.00
Internship/Work Placement: After you complete all six courses
Validating Body: TWC Career Schools and Colleges
Contact Person: Marius Perron

AUDIO 201

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: After you complete all four courses
Facilities: Several large facilities
Exact Duration: 10 weeks
Emphasis: Advanced sound engineering
Fee: $795
Internship/Work Placement: After you complete all four courses
Validating Body: TWC Career Schools and Colleges
Contact Person: Marius Perron

AUDIO 201L-LIVE

Last Updated: 2014-5-4

Qualification Awarded on Completion: After you complete all six courses
Facilities: Several large facilities
Exact Duration: 10 Weeks
Emphasis: Advanced Live Mixing Lab
Fee: $1200
Internship/Work Placement: After you complete all six courses
Validating Body: TWC Career Schools and Colleges
Contact Person: Marius Perron

AUDIO 201L-STUDIO

Last Updated: 2014-5-4

Qualification Awarded on Completion: After you complete all six courses
Facilities: Take Home Computer Studio Rig
Exact Duration: 10 Weeks
Emphasis: Advanced Music Production Lab
Fee: $1200
Internship/Work Placement: After you complete all six courses
Validating Body: TWC Career Schools and Colleges
Contact Person: Marius Perron

MUSIC 101

Last Updated: 2014-5-4

Qualification Awarded on Completion: After you complete all six courses
Facilities: Several large facilities
Exact Duration: 10 Weeks
Emphasis: Basic Music Theory
Fee: $800
Internship/Work Placement: After you complete all six courses
Validating Body: TWC Career Schools and Colleges
Contact Person: Marius Perron


Audio Recording Academy (The)

60 Sumach Street
Toronto, ON M5A 3J7, Canada
Tel: 416-603-3338
Internet: http://www.tara.ca

Applied Audio Recording

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma
Facilities: The Palace Room Studios
Exact Duration: 8-months
Emphasis: Applied Audio Recording
Fee: $10,490
Validating Body: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities as a Private Career College
Contact Person: Shannon Murray


Cedar Valley College

3030 N. Dallas Ave.
Lancaster, TX 75134, United States
Tel: 972-860-8120
Fax: 972-860-8207
Internet: http://www.cedarvalleycollege.edu/ProspectiveStudents/DegreesandCertificatePrograms/TechnicalDisciplines/MusicCommercialMusicRecordingTechnology.html

Recording Technology

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate
Facilities: two all digital recording studios, four pro tools workstations
Exact Duration: One-year and two-year certificates(21cr)(39cr)
Fee: under $500 per semester (12cr in-county)
Validating Body: Southern Association of Colleges
Contact Person: Roger Dismore


Future Media Concepts - Chicago

200 S. Michigan Avenue, Suite 910
Chicago, IL 60604, United States
Tel: 312.566.0400
Fax: 312.566.0404
Internet: http://fmctraining.com

Logic 101 - Overview of Logic Pro and Logic Express

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate of Course Completion, option for Logic Pro - Level One Certification
Exact Duration: 3 days
Fee: $1,350.00
Validating Body: Authorized Training Center for Apple Inc.
Contact Person: Kris Hollingsworth

Logic 301 - Advanced Techniques in Logic Pro

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate of Course Completion, option for Logic Pro - Level Two Certification
Exact Duration: 3 days
Fee: $1,350.00
Validating Body: Authorized Training Center for Apple Inc.
Contact Person: Kris Hollingsworth

Soundtrack Pro 101: Introduction to STP 2

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate of Course Completion, option for Soundtrack Pro - Level One Certification
Exact Duration: 2 days
Fee: $995.00
Validating Body: Authorized Training Center for Apple Inc.
Contact Person: Kris Hollingsworth


Harris Institute

118 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, ON M5A 2R2, Canada
Tel: +1 416 367 0178
Fax: +1 416 367 5534
Internet: http://www.harrisinstitute.com

Arts Management Program (AMP)

Last Updated: 2013-5-24

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma, Honours Diploma
Facilities: Mac and PC Labs, classrooms, recording studios, etc.
Exact Duration: 12 months
Emphasis: 60 courses in music industry entrepreneurial and business skills
Fee: $16,167. cdn
Internship/Work Placement: 6 -8 weeks
Validating Body: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Contact Person: Blair Francey, Registrar

Audio Production Program (APP)

Last Updated: 2013-5-24

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma, Honours Diploma
Facilities: Full time program with a focus on the art, science and business of audio production.
Exact Duration: 1 Year
Emphasis: Audio Post, Digital Synthesis, Acoustic Design, Music Recording, Studio Management, etc.
Fee: $18,385. cdn.
Internship/Work Placement: 6 - 8 weeks
Validating Body: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Contact Person: Blair Francey, Registrar


Houston Community College System, Northwest College

1010 W. Sam Houston Parkway, North
Houston, TX 77043, United States
Tel: +1 713 718-5700, ext. 36

Audio Recording

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate
Exact Duration: Inquire
Emphasis: Music recording and production with video option
Fee: $300/semester (appx.)
Contact Person: Scott Gehman


McNally Smith College of Music

19 Exchange Street East
St. Paul, MN 55101, United States
Tel: 8005949500
Fax: 6512910366
Internet: http://www.mcnallysmith.edu

Recording Engineer Course, Emphasis: Engineer

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Recording Engineer Diploma, Emphasis: Engineer
Facilities: 12 World-class Production and Recording studios
Exact Duration: 3 Semesters
Fee: Inquire
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Kathy Hawks

Recording Engineer Course, Emphasis: Live Sound

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Recording Engineer Diploma, Emphasis: Live Sound
Facilities: 12 World-class Production and Recording studios
Exact Duration: 3 Semesters
Fee: Inquire
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Kathy Hawks

Recording Engineer Course, Emphasis: Production

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Recording Engineer Diploma, Emphasis: Production
Facilities: 12 World-class Production and Recording studios
Exact Duration: 3 Semesters
Fee: Inquire
Validating Body: NASM
Contact Person: Kathy Hawks


MediaTech Institute

13370 Branch View Lane #135
Dallas, TX 75234, United States
Tel: 972-869-1122
Fax: 972-869-1135
Internet: http://www.mediatechinstitute.com

Digital Film & Video Arts

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate
Facilities: Dallas Sound Lab the world renown multi-studio facility since 1980. Dallas Sound Lab is a multi-studio, audio post-production facility that provides a wide range of professional audio and video services. With five studios in over 12,000 square feet of
Exact Duration: 1 year
Emphasis: Independent film making from Script to Screen.
Fee: $25,000
Validating Body: ACCSCT
Contact Person: Tracy Terrell

Recording Arts

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate
Facilities: Dallas Sound Lab the world renown multi-studio facility since 1980. Dallas Sound Lab is a multi-studio, audio post-production facility that provides a wide range of professional audio and video services.
Exact Duration: 1 year
Emphasis: The Audio Engineering and Studio Technology Program provides students with an intense, comprehensive and well-rounded education in fundamental areas of audio.
Fee: $20,000
Validating Body: ACCSCT
Contact Person: Tracy Terrell


MediaTech Institute Austin

4719 S. Congress
Austin, TX 78745, United States
Tel: 512.447.2002
Internet: http://mediatech.edu

Recording Arts

Last Updated: 2012-6-6

Contact Person: Tracy Terrell


Metalworks Institute

3611 Mavis Rd
Mississauga, ON L5C1T7, Canada
Tel: 905-279-4002
Fax: 905-279-4006
Internet: http://www.metalworksinstitute.com,http://www.uc411.com/getprofile.asp

Audio Production & Engineering Diploma

Last Updated: 2013-4-19

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma
Facilities: Metalworks Institute
Exact Duration: 12 Months
Emphasis: Audio Production & Engineering
Fee: $19,800
Internship/Work Placement: Alumni/Career Center
Validating Body: Ministry of Training, Colleges & Universities
Contact Person: Lauren Moore


MOSMA | Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts

1588 Erin St.
Winnipeg, MB R3E 2T1, Canada
Tel: (204) 775-3308
Fax: (204) 775-9231
Internet: http://www.midoceanschool.ca

Audio in Media

Last Updated: 2014-3-27

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma
Facilities: Our facility includes three production rooms with industry standard analogue and digital audio equipment, as well as dedicated classroom and resource areas.
Exact Duration: Six months (750 hours instructional time and practicals)
Emphasis: Audio in Media
Fee: $9,700.00 CAD
Internship/Work Placement: None
Validating Body: Manitoba Education and Training (Private Vocational Institution Act)
Contact Person: Carlos Vela


National Systems Contractors Association

625 1st St. SE Suite 420
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, United States
Tel: (319) 366-6722
Fax: (319) 366-4164
Internet: http://www.nsca.org

Electronic Systems Technician (EST) Certification

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: C-SI or C-EST certifications
Facilities: Regionally throughout the U.S.
Exact Duration: 4 and 8 week online reviews, 2-day on-site reviews, plus hands-on and written exams
Emphasis: C-SI certification and C-EST certification
Fee: varies due to exam taken and review courses chosen
Contact Person: Norah Hammond

EST Training Series

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Available as an Apprenticeship program
Facilities: At your own site
Exact Duration: 4 levels of training, each 1 year in length
Emphasis: EST Levels 1 through 4
Fee: Varies due to level taken
Internship/Work Placement: Assessment exams are give and learning recommendation provided
Contact Person: Norah Hammond


Ontario Institute of Audio Recording Technology

500 Newbold Street
London, ON N6E 1K6, Canada
Tel: +1 519 686 5010
Fax: +1 519 686 0162
Internet: http://www.oiart.org

Audio Recording Technology

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma
Facilities: 7 professionally equipped on-campus studios including 2 lecture-style theatres, extensive analog/digital multitrack environments, 5 to 1 student/instructor ratio.
Exact Duration: 46 weeks
Emphasis: Intensive, thorough (over 1300 hours), hands-on approach to all practical aspects.
Fee: $26,850 Cdn
Internship/Work Placement: Graduate placement assistance offered through Liaison Officer
Validating Body: Ontario Ministry of Training Colleges and Universities
Contact Person: Joanne Goveas


ProMedia Training - Dallas

13300 Branch View Ln.
Dallas, TX 75234, United States
Tel: 888-277-0457
Fax: 832-201-0384
Internet: http://www.protoolstraining.com

Digidesign Authorized Pro School

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Pro Tools Certicication
Facilities: ProMedia Training, Dallas, TX
Exact Duration: 1-16 Days
Emphasis: Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools 110, Pro Tools 201, Pro Tools 210M, Pro Tools 310M, Pro Tools 210P, Pro Tools 310P, ICON Mixer, All About Mixing, Pro Tools for Television & Film, Reason in the Real World, Applied Engineering
Internship/Work Placement: Yes
Validating Body: State Licensed School
Contact Person: John Sawyer


ProMedia Training - Nashville

3326 Aspen Grove Drive, Suite 606
Franklin, TN 37067, United States
Tel: 888-277-0457
Fax: 832-201-0384
Internet: http://www.protoolstraining.com

Digidesign Authorized Pro School

Last Updated: 2011-5-3

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Pro Tools Certicication
Facilities: ProMedia Training, Franklin, TN
Exact Duration: 1-16 Days
Emphasis: Pro Tools 101, Pro Tools 110, Pro Tools 201, Pro Tools 210M, Pro Tools 310M, Pro Tools 210P, Pro Tools 310P, ICON Mixer, All About Mixing, Pro Tools for Television & Film, Reason in the Real World, Applied Engineering
Internship/Work Placement: Yes
Validating Body: State Licensed School
Contact Person: John Sawyer


Recording Arts Canada / RAC-Toronto

111 Peter Street, Suite 708
Toronto, ON M5V 2H1, Canada
Tel: 1 416 977 5074 or 1 888 662 2664
Fax: 1 416 977 8945
Internet: http://www.recordingarts.com

Sound and Music Recording

Last Updated: 2013-9-19

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma - Ontario Ministry of Traing, Colleges and Universities
Facilities: A 5.1 surround sound mix theatre, Foley and Tracking Studio, a Neve console, Pro Tools HD, Control 24, a Pro Tools Editing Suite, a 5.1 Lecture Theatre and a stunning Computer Lab within a
Exact Duration: 1 Academic Year
Emphasis: Sound and Music Recording Diploma
Fee: $16,385
Internship/Work Placement: 84%
Validating Body: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Contact Person: John Keca


Ridgewater College

2 Century Avenue
Hutchinson, MN 55350, United States
Fax: +1 612 587 9019

Audio Technology

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma
Facilities: 2 electronics labs and 2 studios with live-sound reinforcement systems and acoustic design and measurement equipment that includes SYSID, EASE, and EARS software
Exact Duration: 96 quarter credits
Emphasis: Technical skills in studio, live and commercial sound. More technical, less generals than A.A.S.
Fee: MN residents $43.35/credit;
Internship/Work Placement: Lifetime
Validating Body: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Contact Person: David Igl


San Jacinto College Central

8060 Spencer Hwy
Pasadena, TX 77505, United States
Tel: 281-476-1501
Internet: http://www.sjcd.edu

Broadcast Audio Technology

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate of Technology - Broadcast Audio Technology
Facilities: State-of-the-art recording studio designed by Russ Berger, featuring an SSL 4000G+ with Ultimation and Total Recall, Pro Tools HD2 with 40 I/O, B Studio with Pro Tools HD and Control24, MIDI lab with 13 Pro Tools LE workstations, KACC radio at Alvin CC.
Exact Duration: Three semesters
Emphasis: Offered jointly with Alvin Community College. Sound recording and production (SJC), radio and television broadcasting and production (ACC).
Fee: Average In-District Tuition: $658/semester; Average Out-of-District Tuition: $1058/semester; Average Out-of-State and Non-Resident Tuition: $1858/semester (SJC rates as of Spring 2009)
Internship/Work Placement: Internship during third semester
Validating Body: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Contact Person: Eric Late

Techniques of Audio Engineering

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate of Technology - Techniques of Audio Engineering
Facilities: State-of-the-art recording studio designed by Russ Berger, featuring an SSL 4000G+ with Ultimation and Total Recall, Pro Tools HD2 with 40 I/O, B Studio with Pro Tools HD and Control24, MIDI lab with 13 Pro Tools LE workstations
Exact Duration: Four semesters
Emphasis: Classes cover the principles of sound, microphones, equalization, dynamics, consoles, microphone placement techniques, Pro Tools HD and LE operation, Reason, digital audio, editing, mixing, music business and more.
Fee: Average In-District Tuition: $658/semester; Average Out-of-District Tuition: $1058/semester; Average Out-of-State and Non-Resident Tuition: $1858/semester (as of Spring 2009)
Internship/Work Placement: Internship during third semester
Validating Body: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Contact Person: Eric Late


South Plains College

1401 College Avenue
Levelland, TX 79336, United States
Tel: +1 806 894 9611 x 2276
Fax: +1 806 894 5274
Internet: http://www.southplainscollege.edu

Live Sound/Sound Reinforcement Certificate

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Certificate in Live Sound/Sound Reinforcement
Facilities: Performance venue, dedicated live sound lab, touring audio systems
Exact Duration: 2 Semesters
Emphasis: 6 Live Sound courses and 1 Audio Electronics course
Fee: Approximately $4000.00
Internship/Work Placement: 80%
Validating Body: State accredited certificate
Contact Person: Matt Quick

Live Sound/Sound Reinforcement Certificate

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Level 1 Certificate
Facilities: Dedicated 2400 sqare foot live sound lab where students will learn everything from sound system optimization to rigging, State of the art live production studio featuring Midas Heritage 3000 at Front of house. This program is intensive and affordable.
Exact Duration: 1 Year
Fee: Visit www.livesoundatspc.com
Internship/Work Placement: We have excellent job placement. Our graduates are working as touring engineers, on cruise ships, at large churches, theaters, and regional systems technicians.
Contact Person: Matt Quick or Jeremiah Denning


Trebas Institute - Ontario

149 College St
Toronto, ON M5T 1P5, Canada
Tel: +1 416 966 3066
Fax: +1 416 966 0030

Audio Engineering & Production/DJ Arts

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma in Audio Engineering & Production/DJ Arts
Facilities: Multimedia production labs, MIDI labs, audio postproduction labs, multitrack analog/digital studios
Exact Duration: 48 weeks
Emphasis: Sound recording theory, music industry overview, audio postproduction, digital audio, studio maintenance, sound reinforcement, multitrack analog/digital recording
Fee: Inquire
Internship/Work Placement: 80% placement, through Placement Office, including audio mix engineers whose credits include, Grammy winner Sean Paul, Sopranos TV show, X Files, Home Alone, Van Halen, Cher, Cranberries, Bryan Adams, many more.
Validating Body: Ministry of Education/Training-ProvinceOntario
Contact Person: Edward Alexander, Registrar

Entertainment Management

Last Updated: Before 2011

Qualification Awarded on Completion: Diploma in Entertainment Management
Facilities: Multimedia production labs, MIDI labs, audio postproduction labs, multitrack analog/digital studios
Exact Duration: 48 weeks
Emphasis: Music industry overview, computer business applications, music industry contracts, publishing/copyright laws, artist management, accounting, finance, concert production, promotion and publc relations; internship
Fee: Inquire
Internship/Work Placement: lifetime job placement assistance. Current rate over 80%. Graduates include Manager of Grammy winner, Sean Paul, VP Marketing Universal Music, President of Steinberg CUBase, major and indie label execs, many more.
Validating Body: Ministry of Education/Training-Province Ontario
Contact Person: Edward Alexander



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