HEROES TECH Pathway to Certifications in High Demand Industries

As a key component of the HEROES Tech program, our vision is for graduating high school students and young adults in the state to receive certifications through our partnerships with Michigan State University and Berklee College of Music.

HEROE TECH  provides relevant coursework that leads to high-quality employment through specialized industry credentials

The HEROES Tech Program equips students with the skills to create exciting, unique compositions and pursue careers in the music industry as producers, sound engineers, songwriters, digital media specialists, and recording artists.
Students learn from industry professionals and learn industry techniques to produce original music compositions, commercial jingles, and musical scores for film, TV, online content, and video games.

Music Production

Learn music production concepts, including composition, sound design, and sampling using Ableton Live. Students learn to create original music compositions and mash-ups. 

(Music Production Certification Click Here)


Students in the songwriting programs will learn the entire process it takes to write a song, from ideation to writing lyrics, to recording and production.

(Songwriting Certification Click Here)

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Music Production Technology & Techniques-Intermediate Music Production

In the Electronic Music Production specialization, you will learn the tricks of the trade to create high-quality, professional sounding music. You’ll begin by learning about the nature of sound and how a signal flows through a home studio setup. Additionally, you’ll learn how to create your own custom musical sounds through music synthesis. You’ll explore how to record MIDI and real instruments into the flexible and agile Digital Audio Workstation, Ableton Live. You’ll also learn to professionally record, produce, edit, and mix a vocal track with the Grammy-winning producer, Prince Charles Alexander.

(Music Production Certificate Click Here)

Sound Engineering - Mix and Mastering

Edit and mix digital music using Ableton. Students learn to use industry-standard plug-ins to finalize and polish tracks while exploring tools such as equalization, panning, time and space effects, and automation.

(Certification Program Coming Soon)

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IT Support Professional Certification

This is your path to a career in IT. In this program, you’ll learn in-demand skills that will have you job-ready in less than 6 months. No degree or experience required.  

Receive professional-level training
Demonstrate your proficiency in portfolio-ready projects
Earn an employer-recognized certificate
Qualify for in-demand job titles: IT Specialist, Tech Support Specialist, IT Support Specialist

(IT Support Professional Certification Here)

Digital Media

Students learn photography and creative content development skills using Canon cameras, Android, and Apple devices, Adobe Creative Studio, and social media marketing.

(Digital Media Certification Click Here)

More Programs We Offer:

The Technology Enterainment

  • Intro to DAW (Digital Audio Workstation)      Software 
  • Pro-Tools Basics 
  • Intro to Ableton Live
  • Disc Jockey DJ Training

The Art of Casting

  • Into to Podcasting
  • Intro to Stream/Video Casting

Video Production

  • Intro to Final Cut Pro Training
(Additional Certification Programs Coming Soon)