Do you need a college degree to become an Audio Engineer?

My parents want me to go to a college to get a degree in Audio Engineering. They don't want me to go to a community college or schools that offer certificates. I'm having a hard time finding a college since Full Sail is too expensive and most colleges don't offer the degree. Does anybody know if I really need a degree to become an Audio engineer?? I live in Florida btw and i can't go to school out of state.

Asked By: - 8/27/2012
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Audio engineering is a specialization of electronics engineering. Get your B.S.E.E. first, join the IEEE organization, then seek specialized training and apprenticeships working for companies that provide professional audio services, equipment, and contracting... More
Answered By: JQuick - 8/27/2012
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You don't need a degree to become an audio engineer but it is hard to earn an income with or without a degree. I went to Full Sail and was lucky to have been able to work in the field. A lot of graduates from the audio schools don't always find work due to the large amount of people wanting to work in the industry. If... More
Answered By: Shon - 8/30/2012
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