Music Degree Programs Andover MN

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Bethel College - St. Paul, MN
(651) 638-6400
3900 Bethel Drive
Saint Paul, MN
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Tuition Costs : $25750
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Campus
(612) 625-2008
240 Williamson Hall
Minneapolis, MN
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Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $8500
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $20130
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Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
(507) 457-1600
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Winona, MN
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Tuition Costs : $23670
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Gustavus Adolphus College
(507) 933-8000
800 West College Avenue
Saint Peter, MN
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $29990
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Type of Institution : Four-Year college
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Augsburg College
(612) 330-1000
2211 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $25610
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Northwestern College - Saint Paul, MN
(651) 631-5100
3003 Snelling Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN
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Tuition Costs : $22250
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Augsburg College
(612) 330-1000
2211 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
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Tuition Costs : $25610
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Bemidji State University
(800) 475-2001
Deputy-102
Bemidji, MN
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Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $6108
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $6108
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Northwestern College - Saint Paul, MN
(651) 631-5100
3003 Snelling Avenue North
Saint Paul, MN
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Tuition Costs : $22250
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Southwest State University
(507) 537-7021
1501 State Street
Marshall, MN
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Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $5780
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $5780
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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So You Have a Music Degree, Now What?

Rock star isn’t the only career in the music industry. Yes, it’s probably one of the coolest, but there are so many other exciting careers in music, you’ll lose count! Believe it or not, not everyone wants to be in the spotlight. Fortunately there are dozens of behind-the-scenes careers that are not only exciting, but they can be just as lucrative as being in front of the camera. Many of these careers are technical in nature, so they require training. A music degree can give you the skills you need to break into:

  • -Sound editing
  • -Engineering
  • -Instrument design
  • -Music software programming
  • -Music publishing
  • -Recording (technician)

Other behind-the-scenes careers in music are not necessarily technical in nature, but many require a degree in music with a special concentration. Depending on the concentration, a degree in music can lead to a career in:

  • -Music therapy
  • -Education
  • -Tour management
  • -Voice Coaching
  • -Music journalism
  • -Music critic
  • -Special events
  • -Directing (film music)
  • -Concert promoter
  • -Band leader
  • -Copyright specialist
  • -Artist & repertoire (A & R) person

Composer, art director, advertising specialist, music attorney, lobbyist, and copy writer are other career opportunities for music majors. 

Types of Music Degrees

 They main types of music degrees are a Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in music and a Bachelor of Music. Advanced degrees include Master of Music (M.M), Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Music Education (M.M.E.). If you’re interested in becoming a music professor, a PhD or Doctoral of Musical Arts (D.M.A) is usually required.

Music Employers

So, now you know the types of majors for aspiring music professionals as well as the types of careers open to graduates. So where are the jobs? Depending on the degree and specialty area, individuals with a degree in music may find employment at recording studios, production companies, and even government agencies such as the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Commission of Fine Arts, and Voice of America. Other types of employers are:

  • -Private and nonprofit organizations
  • -Media firms
  • -Music and film studios
  • -Performing art centers
  • -Production companies
  • -Orchestras and bands
  • -Entertainment companies
  • -Colleges and universities
  • -Booking and talent agencies
  • -Media firms
  • -Elementary and secondary schools

Colleges that offer Music Degrees

There are literally hundreds of colleges that offer music degrees. Traditional universities, schools of art and technical schools offer music programs of all kinds. Some of the top schools are:

  • -University of Rochester (Eastman School of Music) (NY)
  • -Juilliard School (NY) 
  • -Curtis Institute of Music (PA)
  • -New England Conservatory of Music (MA)
  • -Oberlin College Conservatory (OH)
  • -Manhattan School of Music (NY)
  • -Cleveland Institute of Music
  • -Mannes College of Music (NY)
  • -San Francisco Conservatory of Music
  • -Westminster Choir Coll...

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