BAT Degree Programs

Our Bachelor of Applied Technology degree programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). ACM@UCO also offers minors in each area: Contemporary Music Performance, Contemporary Music Production, Contemporary Music Business, Songwriting, and Post-Production Audio.

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Commercial
Music

Study music business and entrepreneurship, advanced topics in contract law, copyright and other legal issues in the music industry.

Commercial Music
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Audio
Production

Students majoring in Audio Production will focus their studies on contemporary audio and music production.

Audio Production

Associate Degree Programs

Students can earn an Associate's degree or minor in our three core music areas. Students have the opportunity to continue their education at the University of Central Oklahoma with a bachelor's degree.

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Music
Business

Learn about how the music industry works and build the necessary skills needed to navigate it in this entrepreneurial program.

Contemporary Music Business
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Music
Performance

Learn musicianship skills, theoretical concepts, and stylistic methods that embody current professional performance standards.

Contemporary Music Performance
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Music
Production

Learn all aspects of the music production process through hands-on experience in the academy’s state-of-the-art recording studios.

Contemporary Music Production
Bricktown intersection

In the heart of Bricktown

The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) is located in Bricktown, the heart of downtown Oklahoma City’s entertainment district. Our city features dozens of dining, arts, entertainment and nightlife options, as well attractions like the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, NBA team the Oklahoma City Thunder, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Boathouse District, Wheeler Park and Chesapeake Energy Arena.

  • 25,000 square feet of campus
  • Around 400 full-time students
  • 5 large rehearsal spaces

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  • 200 capacity ACM Live Room
  • 4 state-of-the-art recording studios
  • 2 fully-equipped technology labs

ACM@UCO LIVE ROOM

Start your path to a music career

The unique tri-program curriculum of ACM@UCO is designed to grow the music industry in the Oklahoma City metro while providing a real-world education to students.

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