Turn your love of music into a profitable career by developing musical and technical skills in one of four specialized tracks. All of our faculty members are working professional musicians who perform nationally and internationally.
These rates are
entry hourly wages for the following Commercial Music jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher.
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All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence and EMSI
Our graduates perform and are employed around the world as:
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CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth of 21 percent for audio and video equipment technicians, 17 percent for musicians and sound engineering technicians through 2024 in Texas. With a large video and film production industry in the area, job possibilities are higher than in most cities outside of the east and west coasts for technicians with solid technical skills.
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Cedar Valley College
Cedar Valley College is the only one of the seven colleges of DCCCD to offer the Commercial Music program. There are four specialization tracks:
Commercial Music degrees and certificates.
Commercial Music is a Career and Technical Education program, designed to provide immediate entry into the job market. However, all seven colleges of DCCCD also offer
Music courses for academic transfer in an Associate of Arts degree with a Field of Study in Music.Official Field of Study degrees were created by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to transfer as a block of credit to any Texas public college or university. Field of Study degrees comprise courses to complete at freshman and sophomore levels that lead to a specific major in a four-year degree.
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