Online Music Degrees

Insider tips for choosing and succeeding in the right school and career

School Surprises

"More Educational Than I Thought...
I was surprised at how much I learned online, rather than in person." (Music Teacher; 2013)

Career: 18 years of experience, currently based in Florida, female
School: Studied Music Education at Hillsborough Community College in Florida; completed Associate degree in 2007

"Helpful And Easy Start...
I was really surprised at how easy it was to sign up for classes and chose my degree through the site. The professors online were very helpful and gave me step by step instructions to do so." (Freelance Musician; 2014)

Career: 10 years of experience, currently based in Georgia, female
School: Studied Associate Of Arts at Strayer University; completed Associate degree in 2010

"Great Education Without Compromise...
How easy the process was; I needed a degree for higher wages, and I was able to take classes online, while simultaneously working a part-time job. I got to study and complete assignments on my own schedule, while still having access to professors on campus. Overall, it was a great experience." (piano instructor; 2014)

Career: 2 years of experience, currently based in Georgia, female
School: Studied Music Performance, Anthropology at Georgia Perimeter College in Georgia; completed Associate degree in 2012

Best School Tips

"Saving Time...
I found myself saving time from the commute, and instead using it to learn more about my intended career." (Music Teacher; 2013)

"Make Your Education Work In YOUR Favor...
Apply for any scholarship or grant that you think you are qualified for; a small amount of research can save you the hassle of having to take out ridiculously high student loans." (piano instructor; 2014)

"Keep Studying...
It's really important to go out of your way to study. The moral obligations of not cheating on tests, although they are online. Keep it fair for everyone and don't try to cheat." (Freelance Musician; 2014)