Applications may be submitted 24-hours a day online. Class sizes are limited and tend to fill up quickly. Upon receipt of your completed application, you will be contacted via email and sent an application process sheet, which will explain all other documents needed for acceptance. If you do not hear from us within three business days after your online submission, please email to be sure your application was received.


The Blackbird Academy is now accepting applications from international students for both the Studio Engineering and Live Sound programs. The Blackbird Academy is approved through the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). Qualified international students will receive an M-1 Student Visa. Requirements for International Students.



The Blackbird Academy’s tuition includes all books, lab fees, course & project materials as well as an iPad. 






6 Months

6 Months

Please contact the Admissions Department regarding tuition payment options.
VA Benefits are eligible. 

*Every student receives an iPad 


Transfer Credits

No transfer credits will be accepted into this program from other educational institutions or prior work experience. All questions regarding the transfer of credits from The Blackbird Academy to another educational institution should be directed to that institution. The transferability is at the discretion of the accepting institution.


The Blackbird Academy is authorized for operation as a postsecondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by The Blackbird Academy, please visit and click on the Authorized Institutions Data link under Recent Reports at the bottom of the screen.

2806 Azalea Place, Nashville, TN 37204

Toll free 855-385-3251 | 615-385-2423


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