Music/Audio Engineering

Music/Audio Engineering at UNH

NEW! UNH Professional Development & Training in partnership with Cybersound Studios currently offers a unique certificate in Audio Engineering. Learn and understand about the use of audio equipment and microphones as well as principles of critical listening, digital audio, Pro Tools, and recording in the first four weeks of the course. In the following four weeks, students will learn how to properly mix and master music comparable to those competitive in the modern industry.

Meet the Instructor!

Justin Sheriff is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music with over twenty years of experience in music. Justin started at Cybersound Studios in Boston, MA as an intern in 2012 and is now working as one of the head audio engineers. Justin has worked with notable artists such as: Run-DMC, DMX, Chief Keef, Liam Payne, Flume, Máiréad Nesbitt (Celtic Women) and Lauv to name a few.

Justin recorded, mixed and mastered the TikTok viral hit “Ashes” by Stellar that has over 100,000,000 million streams and made the Billboard charts, Viral Hits playlist and ranked within the top 5 for both the US Viral 50 and Global Viral 50, Spotify's own official playlists.

Justin has worked with actors such as: Yara Shahidi, Bryan Cranston, John Malkovich, Dennis Leary, Benjamin Bratt and many more. Justin has produced work on the following corporate projects and television platforms: Disney, Netflix, ESPN, Billboard Women in Music Awards, Sony Pictures,, Penguin Random House, Simon and Schuster, Xyzal, Sonos, Motorola, Google, Progressive, ASICS, 10% Happier, Hawaii 5.0, voice recognition software for Amazon Alexa and much more.

Certificate in Audio Engineering

Saturdays, March 2, 2024 - April 20, 2024 | Hybrid (Online or in Portsmouth, NH)

Behind every hit song, recording, film, podcast, concert production and TV show is a team of professionals that makes sound come to life. If you’re drawn to the production process and creating masterful, long-lasting work, earning your Certificate in Audio Engineering is your first step in getting there.

This 8-week certificate program is uniquely designed for those new to the art of recording and producing music. In this certificate program, students will learn the most crucial techniques of audio engineering prior to and following the mixing and mastering process, all while receiving hands-on experience. Students will gain mastery in the use of audio equipment as well as principles of critical listening, digital audio, Pro Tools, and recording. You will then learn how to craft audio recording with the utmost precision to create sound of the highest quality, and learn how to properly mix & master your work.

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