College of the Arts
School of Music

About This Program

Turn your passion for music performance into a fulfilling career as a solo performer, orchestral musician or studio teacher with the Master of Music degree. With a focus on literature, repertoire, performance skills and historical performance practices, our program prepares you for a wide range of professional music activities, as well as further study at the doctoral level. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.6% faster than the average
  • 116,300 number of jobs
  • $69,690 potential earnings

Music directors and composers

  • 1.7% slower than the average
  • 58,000 number of jobs
  • $52,250 potential earnings

Musicians and singers

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


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.