Skip to Majors/Minors & Concentrations site navigationSkip to main content

Music and Creative Music Technology (4+1 BA/MFA)


Ramapo College Office of Admissions

McBride House 505 Ramapo Valley Road Mahwah, NJ 07430

p: (201) 684-7300
f: (201) 684-7964

About Music and Creative Music Technology (4+1 BA/MFA)

The BA in Music and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 4+1 program and degree in Music and Creative Music Technology is designed for students who wish to study and pursue careers in the recording arts, electronic and computer music, and emerging intermedia art forms. By enrolling in the BA in Music and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) 4+1 program you can start taking graduate courses in your Senior year, which offers a substantial financial savings compared to full graduate tuition.

Graduates of the 4+1 program typically plan to work professionally as producers, recording engineers, audio technologists, educators, or contemporary artists who combine these roles. Upon completion of the bachelors degree, students pursue the MFA in 1 year. A unique thesis project related to each student’s specialization in music technology is part of the MFA program and adds an exciting element to the academic journey and career preparation.

View MFA in Creative Music Technology Website

Classes you can take:

Music Production Technology, Musicianship, Recording Arts, Sound Design for Digital Media, Electronic & Computer Music, History of Hip-Hop & Rap Music, Song Writing, Business of Music, Music Improvisation, DJ Culture

Career Opportunities

Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges

Job TitleSalary Range
Producers and Directors$30,110 - $162,060

* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services ( or visit