What can I do with my MUSIC degree?
Employers of Music Majors
- Schools, Colleges & Universities
- Professional Bands
- Television, Movie and Radio Industries
- Publishing Organizations
- Computer Software Industry
- Party Business
- Instrument Repair Shops
- Retail Music Stores
- Government Agencies such as U. S.
- State Department - Cultural Affairs
Related Occupations for Music Majors
Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and careerspecificsconsult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other careerresources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.
|Advertising||Music Reporter or Critic|
|Church Musician||Piano Tuning|
|Composer||Private Studio Teaching|
|Country Musician||Professional Combos|
|Cultural Affairs Officer||Professional Jazz, Rock, R & B|
|Disc Jockeys and Announcers||Professional Orchestral Musician|
|Editor||Professional Wedding/Party Planner|
|Engineer/Mixer Conductor||Recording Industry|
|Film Scores Editor||Resort Activities Programming|
|Funerals Service||Retail Music Sales|
|Instrument Repair & Building||Sales Representative|
|Library Arts||School Teacher|
|Military Bands & Choruses||Singer|
|Music Programming (radio)||Staged Musical/Theatre|
|Music Promoter||Studio Work (recording)|
|Music Publisher||Voice Teacher|
|Music Publishing Specialist|
Preparing for a Job in Music
- Acquire computer skills.
- Seek part-time work in music stores or performing in local symphonies and choral productions, or singing for weddings and funerals, etc.
- Develop interpersonal skills.
- Network with professionals in the field.
- Sing in church or community choir or play an instrument in a band.
|Program Overview||Contact Information|
|Music||Department of Music and Dramatic Arts|
|College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences|
|On Campus: Pottle Music Building, Room 102|
|Telephone: (985) 549-2184|
|Links for Music Majors|