Music Industry/Recording Technology Major (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science in Music degree (with studies in Music Industry and Recording Technology) prepares students for a broad range of professional activities in the music world. Our "MIRT" majors are, first and foremost, outstanding, well-rounded musicians. These students use their musicianship to enhance and complement their understanding of music production, business, and promotion. 

An audition is required for admission at York College, one of the top music industry colleges in Pennsylvania. Download the application here:

Music Audition Application Form (2014-15)

Careers in Music Industry and Recording Technology

If you are considering a career in the music industry, you may not be aware of the variety of music professions available to you and the opportunities they present.

Positions include:

  • Audio or Music Producer
  • Performing Musician
  • Non-Linear Music Editor
  • Composer
  • Audio for Video Producer
  • Arranger
  • Radio Music Director
  • Music Therapist
  • Music Librarian
  • Audio Developer for Games
  • Lyricist
  • Music Journalist
  • Sound Effect/Foley Developer
  • Television Music Director
  • U.S. Armed Forces Musician
  • Music Business Attorney

Professionalism is...


Rebecca Dippel "is being in the right place, at the right time...and being prepared."




Rebecca Dippel,




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