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Audio Production
Program Number: 902062CERT
Your Degree:
Area of Study:
Arts, Design and Humanities
Delivery Method:
Some Online/Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
13 Credits | Finish in 1 year
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  • Program Overview

    ​The Audio Production certificate at Madison College is geared toward professionals who have an associate of applied arts degree, or a degree from another accredited college or university in art, design, photography, journalism, or comparable work experience. 

    You will work with advanced level production techniques in audio design, recording, editing as well as learn specific audio production tools and communication strategies.

    Program Details

    Students in the Audio Production certificate can attend full or part-time.

    Audio Production classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax

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    Once you've earned your Audio Production certificate from Madison College, you'll be ready for a range of professional positions including: 

    • Audio Engineer
    • Audio Technician
    • Live Sound Engineer

    With additional work experience, you may be qualified to be a sound designer or a podcast producer.

  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2024-2025 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    Required Courses
    3 credits
    1 credit
    3 credits
    3 credits
    3 credits
  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is October 15, 2024

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application available on September 15, 2024
    • Application completion deadline is March 15, 2025

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • Class capacity is limited and is available on a first come, first served basis
    • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 


    Contact the Enrollment Center at or 608.246.6210.

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    Get Started!

    Apply to Madison College and take the first step towards your Audio Production career.

    It's Free to Apply

  • Career Outcomes

    ​After completing the Audio Production certificate at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

    • Apply the principles of audio design and storytelling to develop media products and services.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of media software, tools and technology.
    • Implement creative solutions from concept through completion.
    • Communicate creative rationale in formal and informal settings.
    • Implement project management skills to meet customer and market demands.
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