Career Options

The commercial music major provides the foundation for a wide variety of careers in the music industry.

Commercial Music Careers

  • Audio Recording, Mixing, or Mastering Engineer
  • Post-Production Audio Engineer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Producer
  • Musical Director
  • Studio Musician
  • Touring Musician
  • Studio Singer
  • Artist Manager
  • Concert Promoter
  • Music Publisher
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Arranger
  • Orchestrator
  • Film, Television, or Video Game Composer

More Than Musicians: 5 Careers in Music to Consider

A degree in commercial music can open up your future to a variety of music careers and prepare you with the skills to adapt to a changing industry. Discover some of the top career paths in commercial music.

Note: This information is current for the 2018-19 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.