MEIS: Master of Science in Recording Arts

MSRA Graduate Program Update

At this time the Master’s of Science in Recording Arts (MSRA) program is under review and temporarily on hold until further notice. We are not currently accepting new students for the upcoming academic year and 2018 fall start. We are taking the time to develop a new and exciting MSRA program that will be set to launch in the fall of 2019. Please look for the revamped program info in the months to come. For further information about the program please contact the Recording Arts Area Head, Jeff Merkel, at Thank you for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience.



Explore the latest analog and digital technologies used in studio recording, sound reinforcement and electronic music, as well as the opportunity to master the artistic applications of those technologies to recording, composition and performance.

The city of Denver provides unique internship and employment opportunities during your enrollment&and after graduation. With easy access from either coast, we’re able to bring an impressive list of visiting artists and guest lecturers to campus each year, experts in production engineering, live recording techniques, as well as historical and new developments in professional audio synthesis.

The Recording Arts faculty is comprised of internationally renowned recording arts experts preeminently qualified in their fields.

The Degree

Master of Science Degree in Recording Arts
One of only a few such programs in the country, and the only one with a pedagogy track to prepare future educators. The degree is designed to prepare students for audio application careers in mass communications, education, arts and entertainment industries.

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