Media Arts & Technology

Choose the Mount for Audio Engineering, Video Production & Photography

Do you dream of becoming an audio engineer, sound technician, film director, camera operator, photographer, Avid/Final Cut Pro video editor, or TV broadcast producer? The reality is that you can achieve your dream — and you can do it here at Mount Wachusett Community College. Surprised? Don’t be:

You’ll Get the Best Education for Your Money

Graduating without a lot of student debt is a major reason media production students choose to start at the Mount. Tuition and fees for a Massachusetts resident is about $6,700 a year* – that’s typically less than a quarter of the cost to attend an audio engineering or video and film production program at a private college or university.

You’ll Take Classes from Faculty Experts

You’ll learn from seasoned pros who know the ins and outs of the broadcast studio and editing suite. They will instill the attention to deadlines, detail, and organization that will prepare you for a career in the real world. They’ll also get to know you as a person and help guide you as you choose a major concentration and future career path.

You’ll Get Your Hands on the Equipment

Industry standard equipment and facilities include HD television studios and electronic field production equipment, Avid and Apple video editing suites, multitrack audio studios, ProTools audio recording and post-production, photo studios and digital imaging labs.

You’re Local, We’re Local

A future in media production is exciting, especially when you hear you don’t have to move to a new city just to earn your degree. We’re located right off Route 2 in north central Massachusetts. Our media production programs are taught at the main campus in Gardner, MA which is small enough to get around easily and large enough to offer you lots of free parking.

You’ll Get Your Bachelor’s Degree Faster

Yes, your credits will transfer to great 4-year schools. Many alumni of our program continue their education at colleges and universities in Boston, New York, and around the world. With your associate’s degree from the Mount, you’ll be able to get a real job while you work on your bachelor’s degree.


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*Tuition and fees for 2017-2018 academic year.

"I am currently working towards my bachelor’s degree at Berklee College of Music Online and would not have been able to do it without the knowledge and skills I learned at MWCC.”

Mackenzie Christensen, Media Arts 2017 Graduate, Transferred to Berklee College

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