Experience the CRAS difference

CRAS is a unique and potent combination of great facilities, technology, and faculty. We teach the hands-on skills and concepts you will need to be ready for success in the fast-paced, challenging world of audio recording and sound engineering.

At CRAS you’ll learn the five focuses of the recording arts quickly and without a mountain of debt, so you can pursue your passion and begin a career in the audio recording industry.


Classes start every 3 weeks.


Graduate in only 11 months.


Earn 16 certifications.

Our Students & Grads Are Connected

CRAS Classes Start Every 3 Weeks

Laptop Recording Package

Graduate in Only 11 Months

Get your hands on The Latest Gear

Sixteen Certifications

Our Students & Grads Are Connected

CRAS has the relationships and connections to help you achieve the career of your dreams.

Our connections can put you in the industry and help you succeed. Music recording studios, live venues, video game production studios, movie production studios and more, all come to CRAS looking for qualified applicants that are ready to start their audio recording career on day one.

Right now, there are CRAS graduates out in the field putting their skills to work and pursuing there dreams. They are part of the ongoing CRAS legacy that separates us from other schools.

CRAS Classes Start Every 3 Weeks

Grab your seat now!

Classes at CRAS start every three weeks, year round, and they fill up well in advance. Regardless of the time of year you wish to attend, you should begin the application process now.

Laptop Recording Package

Included in the cost of tuition, every CRAS student receives his or her own “Laptop Recording Package.”

The centerpiece of the Laptop Recording Package is a MacBook Pro 13”. This laptop in conjunction with our school intranet, CRAS Connect, assures that our curriculum is up to date and standardized, giving everyone at CRAS the best possible learning environment.

Your Laptop Recording Package also includes software, plug-in bundles, a microphone, headphones, and a USB audio interface — real tools that you will use every day at CRAS.

Graduate in Only 11 Months

The CRAS curriculum is laser-focused on what you need to know to begin your career in Music Production, Video Game Audio, Live Sound Engineering, Film/TV Sound Engineering, and Broadcast Sound Engineering.
At CRAS, we quickly provide the tools you need to excel as an Audio Engineer and Sound Designer. Whether you’re already involved in home recording, live sound, video, or are looking to start from scratch — we’ve got you covered. Take the first step in creating the future you’ve always dreamed of by applying to CRAS today.

Get your hands on The Latest Gear

The CRAS program is “hands-on and total immersion” designed to get you in-studio and on the job.

CRAS students learn hands-on, in our classrooms, labs, and studios, on a broad array of analog and digital technologies; the very same equipment they will find once they’re on the job.

Sixteen Certifications

CRAS graduates are certified in a broad range of technologies encompassing all aspects of the recording process, giving our graduates a significant advantage in the workplace.

In the recording industry, proficiency doesn’t just mean theoretical knowledge. Our 16 certifications give you the feedback you need to gain full competence in the operation of the hardware and software systems that you will use after graduation.

Start your audio engineering career in under 11 months!
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Scott Taylor – FOH Engineer, Monitor Tech, Crew Chief
Billy Eilish, Chris Isaak,Childish Gambino, Prophets of Rage, Linkin Park, Young the Giant
Benjamaar Hubbard – A2, Audio Operator
MLB Network, CBSN
Jeremy Thomas – Producer and Production Assistant, A1 Engineer, On-Air DJ
NBC Sports Radio AM 1060, Phoenix Suns, 98 KUPD


A requirement for graduation, the CRAS internship program is the only one of its kind in audio education*.
Total CRAS interns placed to date (white). Total CRAS internships placed per year (blue).

*Not all sites are open or taking interns at this time

CRAS is a positive and friendly environment with lots of opportunity.

“CRAS is unique, they infuse you with all the knowledge that is required for working in the professional field of audio; How to market yourself, how to utilize and maintain any and all professional audio equipment that is used in today’s industry.  It’s an environment where doorways to opportunity arise day by day and the people carry a vibe like nowhere else. 
— Ryan, CRAS Student

Graduate in only 11 months

CRAS graduates enter audio careers:

  • 336% faster than traditional four-year colleges
  • 118% faster than two-year community colleges

Graduate Faster At CRAS

CRAS grads make it

CRAS give you the experience you need to feel confident to get a job in the audio recording industry.