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Developing Whole Leaders for the whole World

Bachelor of Science in
Music Production


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Music Production program empowers you to express and develop your creative abilities. You will be introduced to state-of-the-art software and hardware with up-to-the-moment training. You’ll be engaged with Digital Audio Workstation software such as Pro Tools, Logic, and Reason, which are primary platforms for the recording studio. A modern MIDAS workstation lab offers you hands-on application for the art of live audio mix.

Along with this strong foundation, there are courses in songwriting, professional touring, trends in the music industry, and live worship media support. You have the exciting opportunity to study off-campus at the renowned Recording Workshop (in Ohio) as well as the Contemporary Music Center in Nashville.

This well-rounded program is unique in its ability to train you for the fluid media landscape with effective technical training while preparing you to make an impact.

More than this, our unique mission to develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through Whole Person Education can set you apart as an inspirational music professional to influence the world. Now, more than ever, your God-given talents are needed as an artist and inspiring music professional!

Our commitment to equip Spirit-empowered leaders is why you can graduate from this program fully prepared to immerse yourself in the inspirational world of music. You will be prepared to touch the lives of your audience and make a difference for the higher good.

What can I do with a B.S. degree in Music Production from ORU?

You can enjoy a successful and creative career in:  

  • Recording Studios
  • Teaching and Tutoring
  • Church Music Ministry
  • Professional Music Organizations
  • Entertainment Industry
  • And More!

What are some of the core experiences of this program? 

  • Music Theory
  • Sight Singing and Ear Training
  • Performance Ensembles
  • Contemporary Music Theory
  • Live Sound 1 and 2
  • Sound Stage Recording
  • Professional Touring
  • Internship and so much more!

What makes ORU’s B.S. in Music Production program stand out?

The structure of the degree stimulates an appreciation and love for music through the study of various disciplines. Music is a socializing force and you will develop a compassionate understanding of yourself and your environment through self-expression.

Also, ORU became an All Steinway School in Spring 2011.

What about accreditation?

As a university, we meet the highest accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The ORU Music Department is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). ORU is also an American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) university.

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship. 


Admission to the music program requires an audition with the music department. Students must first apply and be admitted to the university prior to auditioning. Students will receive further instruction via email about how to submit their audition following admission to the university. Click here for a look at what you might need to prepare. Please contact the Admissions Team for more information at admissions@oru.edu or 918.495.6518.

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