Alan Tyson, currently a research assistant in the Tavel Lab while working on his Master of Music in Music Technology degree, completed the IUPUI Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program in the spring of 2015, preparing the way for his degree program and further studies. Alan’s focus in research is the intersection of music technology and education, specifically how to use software to elementary students to learn physics using musical language and elements. IPREP is funded through the National Institutes of Health and draws on the programmatic and research strengths of the major health and life sciences campus of IUPUI. Training is provided in biomedical engineering, clinical psychology, human performance and kinesiology, medical neuroscience and addiction neuroscience toward the goal of matriculation into these graduate programs. While students may emerge from these areas of studies, the program does prepare students for other areas (such as music technology), through the academically rigorous research process that is applicable throughout the academy.