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OUR RECORD FOR TURNING EDUCATION INTO EMPLOYMENT IS THE GOLD STANDARD

Our mission is to produce highly qualified and enthusiastic candidates for a burgeoning audio industry. Since we maintain such close ties with studios and industry leaders, much of what we teach is driven by current demand.

You graduate with the expertise and knowledge that’s in-demand in today’s audio industry. That gives you a decided advantage and makes you a highly desirable and sought-after candidate.

WE WOULDN’T BE DOING OUR JOB IF WE DIDN’T HELP YOU GET YOUR FIRST JOB
At OIART, helping you find your first job in the industry after graduation is a responsibility we take very seriously.

In fact, Career Management is an integral part of our curriculum. It’s an OIART exclusive that makes us truly unique. In addition to learning how to be a top audio industry professional, you also learn how to land a job after graduation. We teach you job searching skills, effective resume writing and how to ace an interview.

The search for your first job begins as soon as you enter the program and you continue to receive personalized career support for the life of your career.

A WORLD OF AUDIO OPPORTUNITIES EXIST FOR OUT GRADUATES … A WORLD THAT’S BIGGER THAN YOU THINK
There are around 133,000 audio engineering professionals working in North America right now and that number continues to grow. Opportunities exist in a wide variety of industry areas other than just music, and our graduates work in all of them. Interested in talking to some of our grads? Please contact us for a list of successful OIART graduates who’d be happy to chat with you.

OUR RECORD FOR TURNING EDUCATION INTO EMPLOYMENT IS THE GOLD STANDARD

Our mission is to produce highly qualified and enthusiastic candidates for a burgeoning audio industry. Since we maintain such close ties with studios and industry leaders, much of what we teach is driven by current demand.

You graduate with the expertise and knowledge that’s in-demand in today’s audio industry. That gives you a decided advantage and makes you a highly desirable and sought-after candidate.

WE WOULDN’T BE DOING OUR JOB IF WE DIDN’T HELP YOU GET YOUR FIRST JOB
At OIART, helping you find your first job in the industry after graduation is a responsibility we take very seriously.

In fact, Career Management is an integral part of our curriculum. It’s an OIART exclusive that makes us truly unique. In addition to learning how to be a top audio industry professional, you also learn how to land a job after graduation. We teach you job searching skills, effective resume writing and how to ace an interview.

The search for your first job begins as soon as you enter the program and you continue to receive personalized career support for the life of your career.

A WORLD OF AUDIO OPPORTUNITIES EXIST FOR OUT GRADUATES … A WORLD THAT’S BIGGER THAN YOU THINK
There are around 133,000 audio engineering professionals working in North America right now and that number continues to grow. Opportunities exist in a wide variety of industry areas other than just music, and our graduates work in all of them. Interested in talking to some of our grads? Please contact us for a list of successful OIART graduates who’d be happy to chat with you.

Every year, OIART graduates are involved in Juno and Grammy nominated recording projects, working in studios of all sizes across North America and around the world. Whatever the position, you’ll find an OIART graduate earning a living at it.

Career Paths

Whether working in a local crew or touring around the globe, OIART graduates make sure that any production runs smoothly. They can be found leading the stage crews on cruise ships, in concert venues of all sizes, touring with top artists, mixing theatrical productions, or working in the audio-visual departments of universities, mega churches and large corporations.

Career Paths

No segment of the audio industry offers a broader array of opportunities than film and television. On any given day, you can hear OIART graduates’ work on television shows and films that receive Oscar, Canadian Screen Award, Emmy, and several other nominations and awards.

Sound for Games is one of the most creative, exciting and expanding areas in audio. Our graduates work with various independent and major game developers, contributing to the production of games for console, PC, and iOS devices. There is also a need for more sophisticated audio in new media applications such as online streaming and digital advertising. Grads have not only worked on these projects, they have founded and developed companies that serve these markets.

Career Paths

OIART graduates work in all areas of the industry; in front of the glass, behind the glass, on location, and on tour, and they also provide design and technical support. You can find them at companies such as Apple, Sony, and Yamaha, and many start and run their own businesses. Either way, they are using their audio education in a career that is challenging, enjoyable and lucrative.

CAREER PATHS

• Product Support
• Test Engineer
• Assembler
• Product Developer
• Software Engineer
• Studio Technician
• Audio Installation and Consulting
• Home Theatre Design
• Gear Restoration and Repair
• Product Developer

POSSIBLE EMPLOYERS

• Yamaha
• Sony
• Radial Engineering
• Primacoustic

Many other audio career paths exist which might never even cross your mind. Law enforcement, education, media and more, all offer interesting and rewarding career possibilities in audio.

POSSIBLE POSITIONS

• Teacher
• Technical writer
• Columnist
• Reviewer
• Archivist
• Surveillance
• Forensic Audio
• Audiologist

NUMBERS DON’T LIE AND THE TRUTH IS THIS PROGRAM WORKS
Only OIART places this much emphasis on preparing you for your career, and with over 70% of our graduates gainfully employed within 6 months of graduation, it’s hard to argue with our success. To see the most recent KPI (key performance indicators) for OIART, including industry related employment, click here. More information about KPI’s, including links to KPI’s for most private career colleges in Ontario can be found here.

TO GET A HEAD START ON STARTING YOUR CAREER IN AUDIO, CONTACT OIART
For more information on the Career Management aspect of our curriculum or to get answers to questions you might have, feel free to contact our Admissions Office.