A degree or certificate in music from El Camino provides you with many academic and career opportunities. Degree paths can lead to university transfer and a variety of music jobs in both performing and producing. The certificate option can prepare you for a career in commercial music.
Our Music Associate in Arts (AA) degree typically takes two years. You can choose one of four study options. Our certificate takes up to one year to complete.
Music education at El Camino focuses on the theory, history, production, and performance of music. You’ll receive structured, hands-on training and the support you need to succeed.
Certificates/Degrees Description: Many students want to start their career right after earning a degree; others choose to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree and beyond. We can help you discover the best path for you.
Customize your education based on your interests and study music on a pathway to enter a rewarding career. Explore options with classroom instruction, hands-on training, and opportunities to practice outside the classroom.
Learn the major components of the music industry and explore job opportunities.
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Once you graduate, you can choose to work right away, or transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree and beyond. We’re here to help you identify career options and decide on the best step after graduation.
Gain hands-on training and performance opportunities that take your studies out of the classroom.