Jazz/Jazz Studies programs prepare individuals to study and master the performance and composition of Jazz. Includes instruction in the history of Jazz and related musical styles such as the Blues, Jazz composition and theory, improvisation, Jazz instrument and ensemble performance, and related topics.
Students majoring in Jazz/Jazz Studies can advance up to a Post masters certificate. On average, 84% percent of men and 16% percent of women make up the degrees awarded across all college campuses. Jazz/Jazz Studies is most common in New York. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Jazz/Jazz Studies is $38,300.
The top ranked schools for Jazz/Jazz Studies majors include The New School, The Juilliard School and Manhattan School of Music with 55 students receiving degrees in Jazz/Jazz Studies at The New School. Learn more about college options in the table below.