Do you love music and want to solidify a career in the music industry?

From classical and jazz to rock and pop music, a degree in music offers a sophisticated knowledge of the theory, history, and performance standards of all fields of music.

Careers in Music

  • Become a performer or a private music teacher.
  • Continue your studies and become a secondary school teacher or music therapist.
  • Hone your skills and become a sound engineer or sound technician.
  • Use your industry knowledge to work as a marketer, talent agent, or events organizer.

Transfer Opportunities and Pathways

A Music major can be found at many bachelor’s granting institutions. Some universities and colleges may even have similar, but more specified majors to explore, that could align better with your interests. Examples include Music History and Theory, Music Management, Music Production, Musical Theater, Art Therapy, Music Teacher Education, Ethnomusicology, and many more.

  • Search a list of Music related majors at the UCs’ and CSUs
  • Compare average admit GPAs across similar majors at the UCs
  • Learn what major prep courses you need to take in order to transfer to the UCs or CSUs
  • Explore similar majors at private and out-of-state institutions
Associate in Arts