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Audio Production & Live Sound Program*

IPR’s condensed Audio Production & Live Sound degree program allows students to graduate faster, with more skills, and in less time.  Your path to an exciting career in Audio starts at IPR – learn to record tracks hands-on with music professionals, work as part of a team on real-world shows and events, and gain skills recording and mixing in a studio environment. You will graduate career-ready with the qualifications to obtain an entry level position in studio audio engineering and live sound event production!

 

Film and Sound Design Program*

IPR’s condensed Film & Sound Design program allows students to earn a multi-skill, multi-functional Occupational Associate of Applied Science Degree in as little as two years.  Students learn hands-on, entry-level skills in every aspect of the film business: recording, post-production, and design. Work as a part of a team to produce your own film- from concept and storyboard, to production and editing – you’ll graduate with a portfolio of work to showcase your creativity and launch your career in the exciting Film Industry.

 

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Audio Production & Engineering Program*

The audio production and engineering program offers a degree designed to train producer engineers who are entrepreneurs, musically and technically creative, and proficient in modern recording technology and technique. Audio production and engineering program students learn music creation fundamentals: acoustics, audio signal flow, recording, music theory, digital audio workstations, MIDI sequencing, and music management and entertainment business essentials.

Digital Video & Media Production Program**

Video is one of our most powerful conduits of information and expression, and digital video production specialists are the technical and artistic storytellers who are vital in shaping this school’s content. IPR’s digital video and media production degree programs prepare you for a real-world role in video editing, production management, video recording, camera and lighting effects, and visual story development through a learning experience in professional studio classrooms.

Live Sound & Show Production Program*

The Associate in Applied Science in Live Sound and Show Production program offers a degree designed to present sound and lighting performance enhancement through the blending of technology and aesthetic application. The live sound and show production degree program presents the fundamentals of acoustics, signal flow, color and light, basic electronics, audio, lighting and video reproduction devices. Live Sound and Show Production program students are trained to be audiovisual engineers and designers who are proficient in the creation, operation and planning of modern day musical, theatrical, event and corporate productions.

Sound Design for Visual Media Program*

The Sound Design for Visual Media program offers a degree, taught by industry accomplished school instructors, that immerses the college student in the world and industry of sound design for visual media. Sound Design for Visual Media program students learn key skills and concepts necessary to meet the demands of a large-scale audio/visual media project. These program skills and concepts include advanced sound design, synchronization, sound effects creation, field and location audio recording, boom operation, ADR recording and editing, Foley recording and editing, the creation and recording of music for visual media programs, and the audible mixing of these elements together.

Avid Pro Tools Certifications Courses

The Avid Pro Tools Certified User Exam is the first of several certification exams that allow you to become Avid Certified. The combined certifications offer an established and recognized goal for both academic users and industry professionals.

*Occupational Associate Degree

**Academic Associate Degree

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Can we suggest a school visit? Want to know more about media, audio, video, sound, music and live show production programs? If you are interested in a career in audio production and engineering, you should tour our Minneapolis music college, see the labs and meet our school staff. Call 1-612-351-0631 or contact admissions to make arrangements.