College of the Arts
School of Music

About This Program

Kent State's Bachelor of Arts in Music program provides students with a well-rounded education in music theory, history and performance. With a variety of performance opportunities, experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, this program prepares graduates for careers in music and beyond. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus
    • Stark Campus (Contemporary Popular Music concentration only)

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Musicians and singers

  • 0.9% little or no change
  • 175,600 number of jobs
  • $N/A potential earnings

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 1,050,800 number of jobs
  • $62,870 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Music and singing teachers, community college, colleges & universities, art institutes


National Association of Schools of Music

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.