Follow Your Calling

Do you have a passion for music? San Jacinto College is an outstanding place to begin your musical studies towards a rewarding career. Our program pairs general academic instruction with a wide array of music courses including music theory, ear training and sight singing, composition, ensembles, and immersion in specific instruments, voice, and musical genres. A music degree will prepare you for transfer to a baccalaureate-level music program – including a bachelor of music education. 

The San Jacinto College music program:

  • provides a balanced blend of courses including music theory, ear training and sight singing, composition, ensembles, piano, vocal training, and instrument specific immersion; 
  • offers spacious studios and a state-of-the-art theater to support a vibrant environment conducive to collaborative endeavors among faculty and students who share a passion for music; and 
  • is dedicated to helping students experience technical mastery and develop critical and creative thinking skills. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program have become professional:

  • Performers,
  • Teachers,
  • Music therapists,
  • Researchers, and 
  • Writers. 

Earning Potential

  • Music educator (middle school) - $59,0921
  • Music educator (secondary) - $60,5661
  • Music educator (post-secondary) - $75,9921
  • Music directors and composers - $54,3331

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Campuses

Central Campus

North Campus

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