Certificate in
Audio Recording

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Amplify Your Sound

Channel Your Creativity into a Console

A microphone recording audio

Stack Your Soundwaves and Your Credits Too!


Ready to dive into the world of Audio Recording? Our Certificate in Audio Recording at USV doesn’t just teach you the basics; it’s your ticket to mastering the technology, techniques, and practice of audio recording. Plus, it offers you a path to certification and the chance to work towards a Bachelor’s Degree at USV.

Here’s what you can expect: 

  • Get Your Audio Recording Certificate: With this program, you’ll gain valuable knowledge and earn your Certificate in Audio Recording.
  • Start Your Audio Recording Career: You’ll be equipped to kickstart your career in audio recording, whether you’re into music production, sound engineering, or anything in between.  
  • Pick Up Where You Left Off and Get Your Bachelor’s Degree: If you dream of furthering your education, you can stack your credits towards a Bachelor’s Degree at USV.

With our Certificate in Audio Recording, you’ll plunge headfirst into the world of audio technology, mixing and recording the coolest beats right in your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). You’ll get hands-on experience with innovation and design while enhancing your acoustics and production skills. In just 30 weeks, you could be creating the hottest tracks!

And here’s the best part – your musical talent syncs seamlessly with this program. No need to worry about any ‘treble’!

But that’s not all. You can take your passion for sound to the next level by stacking your soundwaves and credits towards USV’s Diploma in Audio Music Production and even a Bachelor of Science in Digital Audio Technology.

Let’s crank the volume on your audio adventure!

Certificate in Audio Recording Highlights & Outcomes

Understand historical and technological development of audio.

Demonstrate basic understanding of digital audio software programs and their application in audio production.

Demonstrate technical and artistic skills in audio recording and mixing at an entry level.

Join Our Alumni Hall of Fame

USV Certificate in Audio Recording alumni have gone on to work at some of the most prestigious music, film and video game recording studios in their respective industries. 

Tech Pack™
Your Essential Creative Toolkit

Picture this: Your files, multimedia masterpieces, and coursework are all at your fingertips, 24/7. That’s the magic of Tech Pack™, available exclusively for Gaming, Audio, and Animation Degrees.

What’s in the box? A sleek laptop and media creation software tailored to your program, keeping you in sync with the ever-evolving industry standards. And it’s yours to keep after you graduate, setting you up for success in the future. Whether you’re crafting the next big game or working on mind-blowing multimedia projects, Tech Pack™ has your back.

The exact components of your Tech Pack™ might vary based on what’s available when we ship it out. No worries – it’s all part of your total education cost. Oh, and about the software? You’ll need to do a quick download using your USV email. Just a heads-up, there might be a small cost involved. Check it out!

What's included*:

*Pricing and package specifications are subject to change.

Audio Recording Student Work

Create Projects
for the Pros

Audio Recording Career Opportunities

Your Experience Just Got Real
  • Audio Engineer
  • Assistant Audio Engineer
  • Recording Engineer
  • Sound Editor
  • Studio Technician
  • ADR Editor
  • ADR Recordist
  • Production Sound Mixer 
  • Audio/Sound Archiver
  • Acoustic Consultant
  • Studio Technician
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Live Sound Assistant Engineer
  • Live Sound Technician
  • Interactive Sound Designer
  • Sound Designer & Implementer
Do you want to learn how to produce music and audio?

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Hands-on Cans-on Learning

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Real World Learning.
For Reels.

MediaWorks is a collaboration between audio and animation students on short commercial projects for clients in Silicon Valley—and beyond. Students graduate with a portfolio filled with real work, and can begin their career search armed with project-based experience.