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Guitar Certification Program Atlanta, Georgia

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Develop both the technical & musical talents, and acquire the skills to become one of today's professional producer/engineers.

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Learn acoustic guitar technique, electric guitar technique, live performance, studio recording, and secrets of the music business in AIMM's guitar program.


In addition to its existing vocational programs, Atlanta Institute of Music and Media offers an Associate of Applied Science in Music and Technology with a focus in either Drums, Bass, Guitar, Keyboard, or Voice.

Guitar Certificate Program

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Our Mission at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media

Our Guitar Certificate Program is a fully immersive, nonstop, music atmosphere where you will learn musical and technical skills.

All of your studies will take place in our state of the art facility, including a live performance concert hall, recording studios, and computer labs.

Learn From Proven Industry-Leaders

Our Guitar Certification Program is taught by renowned instructors and industry-leading professionals.

In addition to the challenging and engaging curriculum, you will learn valuable tips and tricks from real-world musicians who have already blazed their own trail!

Our supportive instructors are who make the curriculum incredibly engaging and educational, just ask our successful AIMM Alumni.

As Discrimination Free as the Music You Love

AIMM prides itself on diversity and knows music is not specific to one country or language. Therefore, students of all different backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

If you have passion for music, we want you!

There is never any discrimination on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, or sexual orientation.

Capitalize On Your Music Passion

The Guitar Certificate Program is ultimately provided to help you and other students obtain employment or self-employment in the music industry.

This achievable goal also extends to radio, movies, television,multi-media production, and video games.

The opportunities are endless at AIMM and your first step begins with applying for the Guitar Certificate.

Click on the button below and begin your journey confidently at the Atlanta Institute of Music and Media.

*Important Note: All Instrument Certificate Programs are ONLY enrolling for Fall 2019 Quarter, Not Spring or Summer Quarter*

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Guitar Certificate Program Description

The Guitar Certificate Program intended for intermediate musicians. Therefore, you must show proficiency on the guitar as detailed in the Admissions procedures.

If you’re looking to push your technical skills to the next level through intricately designed courses, then AIMM's Guitar Certification is for you.

We believe in developing well-rounded musicians along with allowing students to dive further into an instrument they love without the commitment of an Associate Degree Program.

If this seems like something you may be interested in, the Guitar Certificate Program is probably the right choice for you!

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Student Success Timeline

AIMM offers different enrollment choices to complete the Guitar Certificate Program. This way it is open to those with a busy schedule or untraditional lifestyle. 

The program can be completed in 12 months (4 quarters) of full-time enrollment, or 24 months (8 quarters) of part-time enrollment.

Students in the certificate program are not required to complete the requisite number of General Education Credits as required for the Music and Technology Associate Degree.

Guitar Certificate Program Curriculum
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Course Number Course Title Credits
GTR120   Scales I
GTR130   Reading I
GTR140   Acoustic Guitar Techniques I
GTR910   Group Lesson I
INT100   Performance I
INT105   Skills Lab
INT134   Music Appreciation
INT145   Music Theory Essentials I
Required Credit Hours 12.5


Course Number Course Title Credits
GTR220   Scales II
GTR225   Chords and Rhythm II
GTR230   Reading II
GTR240   Acoustic Guitar Techniques II
GTR920   Group Lesson II
INT200   Performance II
INT245   Music Theory Essentials II
Required Credit Hours 12


Course Number Course Title Credits
GTR320   Scales III
GTR325   Chords and Rhythm III
GTR330   Reading III
GTR340   Acoustic Guitar Techniques III
GTR930   Group Lesson III
INT300   Performance III
INT301   Studio Performance III
INT345   Music Theory Essentials III
Required Credit Hours 16


Course Number Course Title Credits
GTR420   Scales IV
GTR430   Reading IV
GTR440   Acoustic Guitar Techniques IV
GTR940   Group Lesson IV
INT400   Performance IV
INT401   Studio Performance IV
INT445   Music Theory Essentials IV
INT495   Music Business
Required Credit Hours 15.5
Guitar Program Total Required Credit Hours 56

To better serve our students, curriculum is subject to change.
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