Recording Arts Associate's Degree

Everything in the Recording Arts Program is included in and required for the Recording Arts Associate's Degree. You'll also have five additional general education classes, listed below.

We listen to your goals and strive to help you reach them with the following educational objectives:

  • To provide a one-on-one mentorship learning environment with real industry professionals
  • To provide a hands-on learning environment using industry standard technology and techniques
  • To bridge the gap between real, working professional situations and our classroom walls
  • To provide services for placement and counseling for current students and alumni
  • To create a space for our students to grow into working professionals
Graduates of our RA Associates degree program will be more employable with better reading, writing, communication and analytical skills.
The Recording Arts Associate's Degree program combines the music production courses that will train you to be an audio engineering entrepreneur, plus the general education classes to give you additional reach and impact in the workforce.

Because of our mentorship approach, The Recording Conservatory is where truly passionate students are coming to jump start a vibrant career in the music industry. We take special care to create close relationships with each student.

Recording Arts Associate's Degree

General education courses are required for accredited associate's degrees. We offer convenient online courses, small class sizes, and world-class instruction. Come see the difference at TRCOA!

Contemporary Mathematics

Contemporary Mathematics is designed to familiarize learners with fundamental mathematical concepts such as inequalities, polynomials, linear and quadratic equations, and logarithmic and exponential functions.

English Composition

English Composition is the study of fundamental reading and writing concepts and skills. Reading comprehension, grammar, the writing process, citing sources, and writing effectively to communicate ideas in a professional environment are among the topics covered.

Introduction to Psychology

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behavior. Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes.

Interpersonal Communication

Interpersonal Communication focuses on the theories and practices of one-on-one human communication with an emphasis on diversity of relationships and varying environments.

United States History

United States History provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the United States, surveying the major events and turning points of American history as it moves from the America's cultural roots through modern times.

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Success Stories

Robert Sewell with Skrillex, Run DMC, Justin Beiber, Lil Wayne, Blue October, The Pentatonix, Adele, Noel Zancanella, and Mike Dean at Orb Studios.

Our Tution Options

We have an option for everyone.

Individual Classes Starting at


If you'd just like to take one class at a time, then this is it! Build a website! Jump start your business skills with Entertainment Business, or learn Pro Tools and much more. All individual classes grant credit towards our Recording Arts Program.


Externship with Individual Classes


The best way to kick start a music production education right where you are. Externship placement and individual classes are custom tailored to your interests, and our in-house teachers provide one-on-one support. All classes and hours count as credit towards our Recording Arts Program.


Recording Arts Program


Everything we offer, FAFSA approved. Our cost per clock hour is less than any other school we've tested. We build websites and business plans for every student to help secure a spot in this competitive industry, with lifetime alumni career support. TRCOA is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).


Alumni Creds

Here is a small sample of the artists our Recording Arts graduates are working with. See More

with Robert Sewell
Dave Chappelle
with Mark Schroth
Blue October
with Robert Sewell
with Landon Hoemke
with Robert Sewell
Machine Gun Kelly
with Evan James
with Robert Sewell
with Mark Schroth
Taylor Swift
with Robert Sewell
with Josh Woodhouse
One Republic
with Robert Sewell
with Stinson Studios
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