Arts, Digital Media & Communications

Arts, Digital Media & Communications


A trained musician has the power to entertain and inspire. This program offers a blend of music fundamentals and private instrument or vocal instruction that will prepare you for a transfer to a bachelor’s degree or conservatory music program. You’ll also learn the finer points of music theory, music appreciation, and cultural impact.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Singers

    Sing songs on stage, radio, television, or motion pictures.

    Hourly Wage: $21.31

    Currently Employed: 1614


    1614 people are employed as Singers. This number is expected to increase by 5.39% over the next four years.

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  • Music Therapists

    Plan, organize, or direct medically prescribed music therapy activities designed to positively influence patients' psychological or behavioral status.

    Hourly Wage: $24.59

    Currently Employed: 91


    91 people are employed as Music Therapists. This number is expected to increase by 7.69% over the next four years.

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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Arts

  • Music

Field of Study

  • Music Field of Study

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