Recording Engineering – Music Production

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Collaborate with artists to produce a song or album


Upcoming Intake: Fall 2024: College Drive – North Bay

This program will prepare you for an exciting career as a music producer or engineer. Aspiring audio professionals will learn on state-of-the-art equipment the basics of acoustics, signal flow, automation, recording and mixing techniques. You will learn to produce multi-track recordings demonstrating a full range of audio engineering and music production skills. Learn to produce audio that dynamically shapes a listener’s experience. Gain the technical knowledge and skill to be a professional audio engineer in today’s music industry.

Your Future Career

  • Recording engineer
  • Mixing engineer
  • Music producer
  • Field recordist
  • Composer for Film and Television
  • Live sound technician

What You Learn

  • Music production
  • Recording engineering
  • Editing and mixing
  • Digital editing
  • Live event sound production
  • Composing for film and television

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

Mature Student Status

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Semester 1

GENED General Education Elective - Online (REM Sem 1)
REM100 Audio Theory I
REM105 Pro Tools I
REM110 Recording Engineering I
REM115 Mixing and Mastering I
REM120 Fundamentals of Music
TEL105 Digital Editing

Semester 2

GENED General Education Elective - Online (REM Sem 2)
REM200 Audio Theory II
REM205 Pro Tools II
REM210 Recording Engineering II
REM215 Mixing and Mastering II
REM220 Music Business I
REM225 Fundamentals of Music II

Semester 3

GENED General Education Elective - Online (REM Sem 3)
REM300 Live Event Sound Production I
REM305 Music Production I
REM310 Music Business II
REM315 Electronic Music

Semester 4

REM400 Live Event Sound Production II
REM405 Music Production II
REM410 Composing for Film and Television

2024-25 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1362.5 $1000 - $5082.74
2 $2720.24 $1200.5 - - $3920.74

2024-25 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $15547.54 $1942.5 $1000 - $18490.04
2 $15547.54 $1780.5 - - $17382.04


Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College has implemented Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to enhance your learning experience in and out of the classroom while ensuring flexibility in learning.

To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit

You will also need:

  • Steel toe work boots or shoes (in 2nd year)

Ontario College Diploma

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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There are many options available to students who already have some postsecondary education.

Whether you are looking to study at Canadore from another school,  continue your education at Canadore, or looking to pursue further education elsewhere, we can help find the right path for you!

Whether you want to Transfer TO Canadore, Transfer WITHIN Canadore, or prepare to Transfer FROM Canadore, we've got you covered!

Learn more about Credit Transfer and Pathway opportunities here.