UGA Specific Information for Music

Music majors may focus on a number of distinct areas of specialization: Performance, music theory, voice and teaching. Performance students may specialize in developing skill with one musical instrument, while others may often specialize in a number of areas. Some students pursue careers closely related to music, such as performers, educators, songwriters, conductors, arrangers, composers and actors. Others choose careers behind the scenes, or in the business area of music in careers such as producers, engineers, managers, agents, and in publishing and sales. Many careers do not require a specific major but rather a wide range of demonstrated skills and accomplishments. Thus, some graduates pursue careers in fields quite unrelated to music. A bachelor's degree is sufficient for many entry-level positions, but for advancement in an area of specialization, an advanced degree may be required.



Class of 2022 Career Outcomes for Music*

** Includes Self-Employed


Campus Resources


Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations

  • Build your professional network.  
  • Get involved and build your resume early. 
  • Consider internships and volunteer opportunities to demonstrate work ethic and experience through-out your resume.
  • Join student organizations that fit your interests and career goals. 
  • Consider informational interviews of professionals within your field. 
  • Visit the career center website or career guide for more information about informational interviewing including questions to ask and a cold calling script. 

Supplemental Career Research Dashboard

Additional Career Research Resources


Employment Websites

  • Handshake (login with your UGA MyID and password)
  • GoinGlobal (Under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”)
  • Idealist (nonprofit jobs)
  • USAJobs (federal jobs)

Professional Associations/Resources

Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2022 Music majors

The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Employer Position Title(s)
KPMG Risk Advisory Associate
Longstreet Clinic Medical Scribe
Trinity on the Hill, UMC Tech and Media Specialist
US Air Force Computer Scientist
WSP USA Graduate Geologist
* denotes no responses received.

*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring...," "Job Titles of...," "Career Outcomes for...," and "Graduate/Professional Schools and Programs..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2022 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Music Majors

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra | Christ Our Redeemer Catholic Church | EFX Corp | Metro City Bank | Milledge Wine & Spirits | N3 | St John’s Episcopal Church | The Home Depot | The Myers Crew

Possible Job Titles for UGA Music Majors

Business Development Representative | Communications Specialist | Loan Administrator | Music Director | Production Analyst | Shift Manager | Staff Singer | Talent Acquisition Coordinator | VP Information Technology

Graduate/Professional Schools attended by Class of 2022 Music majors

The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2022 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.

Graduate School Program(s)
University of Georgia Pharmacy, Not Specified
University of Georgia Music, Master's
University of Massachusetts Amherst Music Theory, MM
* denotes no responses received.