Most composers have a certificate or associate degree. The most common areas of study are Music, and Recording Arts Technology/Technician.

What degrees do composers have?

The most common degree held by composers is Music, held by 26% of composers. Other common degrees include Recording Arts Technology/Technician.

Get a detailed breakdown of composers and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that composers hold

Degrees % of composers
Music 26%
Recording Arts Technology/Technician 9%

What level of education do composers have?

Composers often have similar levels of education. 38% of composers have a certificate or associate degree, with the second most common being a bachelor's degree at 23%.

Level of education that composers have

Education % of composers
No education 16%
High school diploma 8%
Certificate or associate degree 38%
Bachelor's degree 23%
Master's degree 15%
Doctorate 0%