Most composers have a certificate or associate degree. The most common areas of study are Music, Music Production, and Sound Design.

What degrees do composers have?

The most common degree held by composers is Music, held by 25% of composers. Other common degrees include Music Production, and Sound Design.

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

Degrees that composers hold

Degrees % of composers
Music 25%
Music Production 8%
Sound Design 3%

What level of education do composers have?

Most composers have the same level 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%