Academic Programs

SCCC is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music and is a member of the New York State Association of College Music Programs.

The SCCC School of Music offers an exciting array of courses designed for students who are serious about music.

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Students can choose from the Performing Arts-Music A.S. degree program,
Music Audio Technology A.A.S. degree program and Music Certificate program.

The A.S. Performing Arts: Music curriculum is designed for students who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program after graduation from SCCC. Areas of transfer may include music education, performance, music therapy, theory/ composition, or jazz studies. A successful audition is required for entry into this program.

The A.A.S. Music Audio Technology curriculum program provides rigorous training in basic musicianship, contemporary recording and reinforcement technologies, and management and legal responsibilities. A successful audition is required for entry into this program.

The Music Certificate program is intended for those who wish to pursue development as a trained music professional. Students are qualified to seek employment as performers, private or group music lesson instructors, in music retail, or in entry level positions in the music industry. Many students elect to continue advanced music study by auditioning for one of the School of Music degree programs. For more information about Gainful Employment Disclosure for Certificate Programs, our certificate program graduation rates, the median debt of students who have completed certificate programs and other important information, please visit SCCC's Consumer Information page.