Follow Your Calling

Have you always had a song in your heart? San Jacinto College is an outstanding place to begin your musical journey and a rewarding career. Our program pairs general academic instruction with a wide array of music courses, including theory, composition, voice and ear training, and immersion in specific instruments and musical genres. A music degree will prepare you for study in a baccalaureate-level music program – including a bachelor of music education. 

The San Jacinto College music program:

  • provides a balanced blend of courses including theory, composition, 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. 
  • is dedicated to helping students experience technical mastery, develop critical and creative thinking skills. 

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program have become professional:

  • Performers
  • Teachers
  • Music therapists
  • Researchers
  • Writers 

Earning Potential

  • Music educator (middle school) - $61,954*
  • Music educator (secondary) - $61,844*
  • Music educator (post-secondary) - $72,114*
  • Music directors and composers - $55,221*

*Source:, Gulf Coast Region, 2017

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Central, North