The Boyer College of Music and Dance offers students unique opportunities to get involved in not only the music community here on Temple’s campus, but also in Philadelphia's thriving music scene. You can meet professionals who work in music, become part of community music organizations, and pursue nonacademic opportunities that complement your personal and career goals.

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The comprehensive music education this program provides prepares students for doctoral studies, as well as an array of careers in the music industry and in academia. Music History MM graduates often pursue careers in some of the following positions.

  • College professor
  • Music blogger
  • Music critic
  • Music historian
  • Music journalist
  • Music librarian
  • Music teacher

Career Services

Boyer College of Music and Dance provides small class sizes, intimate performance ensembles and a tight-knit academic community. Faculty members mentor students on an individual basis, helping them seek out internships and job opportunities.

You may also connect with the university’s Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence. Learn more about Temple’s Career Center.