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Live Entertainment Technology Certificate Level I: Video Production for Live Entertainment Technology



Do you want to work on live production events such as rock shows or Broadway musicals? How about touring with the band or working as the lead audio technician on a cruise ship? Live entertainment technicians enhance live performances by affecting the audience’s senses using audio, video and lighting technologies appropriate to the production and its environment. LSC-Montgomery is one of an elite group of schools in the nation to offer associate degrees in live entertainment technology.

Video and film play a vital role in live entertainment. For the aspiring filmmaker and video editor, the video production for LET degree and certificate programs provide students with knowledge and experience in the world of video with integration into live entertainment productions. From scriptwriting, working behind the camera, and creating video content, this program prepares students for all aspects of video production. Students will work with the latest video technologies and equipment in a modern, cutting edge facility.

Learn the fundamental knowledge, skills and abilities to design, maintain, and operate technology systems in entertainment and sporting venues, churches, auditoriums, theatres, convention hotels, and trade shows. The level one certificate, level two certificate, and associate of applied science degrees are designed to push the doors wide open for the exciting and endless career opportunities.

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Please contact Houston Waites at Houston.C.Waites@LoneStar.edu or call 936.271.6127
Robert Kreps at Robert.P.Kreps@LoneStar.edu or call 936.271.6309 for more information.

First Year

First Semester Courses 13 Credits
AVTS 1371 Introduction to Live Entertainment Technology 3
RTVB 1429 Scriptwriting 4
DRAM 1330 Stagecraft I 3
RTVB 2330 Film and Video Editing 3
Second Semester Courses 15 Credits
FLMC 1300 Production Management 3
RTVB 2337 TV Production Workshop I 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
FLMC 1304 Lighting for Film or Video1 3
RTVB 1321 TV Field Production 3
Live Entertainment Technology Certificate I: Video Production for Live Entertainment Technology Program Total 28 Credits


  1. Capstone course

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Career Options

Median wage: $47,5371

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Audio Visual Technician2
  • Audio/Visual Manager2
  • Operations Technician2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."


  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.


Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $800 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.