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O que eu aprenderei?

Explore your interest with an overall view of the music industry.

If you have a passion for music, sound production and the entertainment industry, this one-year General Arts and Science-Introduction to Music Industry Arts Ontario College Certificate program is designed for you. Learn about the music industry`s many career opportunities.

You are provided with the opportunity to discuss and explore the entrepreneurial role in the ever-expanding growth of the music industry.

Research the history of popular music and its influence in pop culture, politics and with social trends.

Gain insight into:

  • marketing and promotions
  • entertainment law
  • songwriting and performance
  • audio recording
  • musical instrument Digital Interface (MIDI)
  • mixing and mastering final recordings

This program allows you to experience college delivery of course material, gain a starting point to pursue a career or build a portfolio for entrance into a diploma or degree program. You may choose to continue your studies at Algonquin College in the Music Industry Arts Ontario College Diploma program.

Graduates receive an Ontario College Certificate in General Arts and Science - One Year, with a concentration in Music Industry Arts. You can enter the workforce and demonstrate that you have well-developed skills and a general understanding in a variety of topics. Completion of this certificate confirms to potential employers that you have the ability to learn at a post-secondary level.

With this certificate, you may also choose to continue your education in Year II of the General Arts and Science Diploma program. After completion of Year II with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, you can apply for advanced standing at Carleton University or the University of Ottawa.


This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Have an interest in the music/entertainment industry and its role in today`s entertainment field.
  • Want to work in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Possess good communications skills.
  • Enjoy a hand-on approach to learning.
  • Have a passion for music/entertainment.


A General Arts and Science Ontario College Certificate or Ontario College Diploma demonstrates to employers, colleges and universities that graduates have the ability to learn at a post-secondary level, have enhanced skills in oral and written communication, can conduct research in a systematic manner, and are flexible and open to meeting new challenges. These are important attributes in a world where change is rapid and adaptability is an asset.

De qual departamento farei parte?

General Arts and Science

Opções de estudo

Período integral (1 ano)

CAD$16.331,54 (R$ 68.779) por ano
Semester 1: CAN $8,291.77; Semester 2: CAN $8,039.77; Estimated Program Total fees: CAN $16,331.54 (Fall 2021)
Data de início

7 Setembro 2021


Algonquin College

Woodroffe Campus,

1385 Woodroffe Avenue,


Ontario (ON),

K2G 1V8, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR
  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR
  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR
  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program).

International applicants must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: (IELTS / TOEFL) IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 80, with a minimum of 20 in each component: Reading 20; Listening 20; Speaking 20; Writing 20.

Deadline: Applications for Fall Term and Winter Term admission received by February 1 will be given equal consideration.