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Bachelor of Music
Music Technology

Receive a solid foundation in music, music technology, and the liberal arts as you prepare for a career in fields like sound recording and engineering, music production, electronic music, sound and music computing, hardware development, game audio, film and video sound post-production, and XR (AR/VR) systems. Study with industry leaders and have the opportunity to intern at major recording studios, media companies, and performance venues in New York City, the capital of the music industry.

Degree Details

Official Degree Title

Bachelor of Music in Music Technology

Start Date
Application Deadlines
Fall Early Decision 1 and Spring Transfer Applications (Internal and External)
Fall Early Decision 2
Fall Regular Decision
Fall Internal Transfer Applications
Fall External Transfer Applications

A Full Liberal Arts Education with Specialized Music Technology Studies 

You will complete a range of liberal arts core courses, as well as core music classes in music history, music theory, aural comprehension, and keyboard harmony and improvisation. You will also take music technology courses such as recording technology, audio for video, and electronic technology. 

As part of your degree, you will spend one semester studying abroad. This degree has study abroad opportunities in Prague, Paris and Abu Dhabi.

You'll have the opportunity to intern at major New York City recording studios, media companies, and performance venues such as Sony Music, Radio City Music Hall, Birdland, and the Metropolitan Opera. Internships have often led to permanent employment opportunities.

Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared for careers in fields like sound engineering, post-production, electronic music, software development, and multimedia. Thanks to an intensive education and important experiences working directly in the industry, you’ll be well positioned within a substantial network to take on a variety of roles, or pursue an advanced degree.

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Program Benefits for International Students

If you’re an international student, you may be able to work in the United States after graduation for an extended period of time. Most students studying on F-1 visas will be eligible for 12 months of Optional Practical Training (OPT) off-campus work authorization. F-1 students in our program may also be eligible for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics) OPT extension, allowing you to extend your time in the United States to pursue degree-related work experience for a total of 36 months or 3 years. For more information on who can apply for this extension visit NYU’s Office of Global Services: STEM OPT.

summer music technology students on stage

Spend Your Summer with NYU Steinhardt

High school musicians can take part in NYU Steinhardt's music technology or electronic music institutes this summer.

Music Technology Summer Intensives


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