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Career Development

Graduating students

Student / Alumni Job Hunting Help

OK, you've graduated. You have that valuable degree you worked so hard for. Now, how do you find a good job?

Let the School of Music put you in touch with a few starters:

TxState Career Services

Also a great source for all teaching jobs in Texas is the TMEA, The Texas Music Educators Association.
Check their TMEA main page and you can direct link to TMEA Job Vacancies.

**Also study the possible career avenues on this page:

Careers in Music

  • Music graduates with teacher certification work as band directors, choir directors, orchestra directors, or general music teachers.
  • Music Performance and Jazz Studies graduates perform, establish their own teaching studios, attend graduate school, or use their music degree as a foundation for their careers.
  • Sound recording graduates work as sound recording engineers, producers, and technicians in the recording and entertainment industries.
  • Bachelor of Arts work in music-related fields such as law, management, and sales.

The choices of profession for a student completing a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Music are numerous.