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Undergraduate | In-Person

Music Technology, BM

Become a "one person" music content creator.

Why Major in Music Technology? 

Create, compose, arrange and perform music with a digital audio workstation (DAW) and related technologies as your primary instrument.

Our curriculum provides opportunities for development of foundational musicianship skills, training in a diversity of musical styles and integration of technology in live performance settings.

Students in Belmont's Music Technology program collaborate across areas within the School of Music while fine tuning their ability to use a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) and related technologies to fully realize their creative goals.


What You'll Learn

  • Applied music lessons on the primary instrument of Digital Audio Workstation
  • Software like Logic Pro X, Ableton "LIVE Suite 10" and Finale
  • Synthesizers
  • Contemporary Arranging
  • History of Electro-Digital Music
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Career Possibilities

Belmont's BM in Music Technology degree is designed for students who desire careers creating, composing, arranging and performing music with technology as their primary instrument.

You may become:

  • Performing/touring musician
  • Scorer for multimedia artistic projects such as film or theatre

Program Details


Bachelor of Music in Music Technology majors complete 132 hours of coursework over the course of their undergraduate career. This includes an array of courses that gives our students the necessary training for industry success.

  • BELL Core Requirements: 38 Hours (minimum)
  • Music Requirements: 54-55 Hours
  • Music Technology Requirements: 31 Hours
  • General Electives: 8 Hours (minimum)

Learn more about the degree requirements

Ensembles & Performance Opportunities

Belmont University's School of Music has a variety of ensembles that showcase the School of Music's incredible musical diversity. From classical chamber groups to popular music ensembles, students have access to many performance opportunities that support the development of their craft.

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The Belmont University School of Music is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

All programs in the School of Music require an audition. The audition determines admission into the School of Music, which is separate from the University's admission decision.

After submitting the Application for Undergraduate Admission, applicants to the School of Music will receive an email prompting them to complete the Undergraduate School of Music Audition Registration Form in their BU4U account. They will choose their intended in-person audition date or the video audition option.

The School of Music does not prescreen for any of its programs.

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College of Music & Performing Arts

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