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Musicology Resources

Career Paths

  • Career possibilities (variety of career opportunities with a degree in musicology)
  • Graduate placements:
    • Tenured and tenure-earning faculty at universities and colleges across the nation and the globe
  • Others working in arts administration, development, executive director positions, gallery management, museum curation, philanthropy, publishing, social work, state cultural affairs offices, Teach for America, and numerous educational endeavors

Engaged Learning & Learning Opportunities        

  • Integration of ethnographic and historical approaches to the discipline of musicology
  • Combination of public engagement, scholarship, and music making (we train scholar musicians)
  • Center for Music of the Americas: partnerships with state, regional, and national cultural organizations
  • Early Music Ensembles and World Music Ensembles
  • Largest collection of musical instruments from many cultures and historical periods in the Southeast U.S.
  • Diverse range of ensembles and performance opportunities available across the College of Music
  • Annual series of guest lecturers and performers
  • Most comprehensive music library in Southeast region

Knowledge In Practice & How We Serve

  • FSU Society for Musicology
  • Center for Music of the Americas
  • Performances on and off campus with early music and world music ensembles
  • Presentations at state, national and international conferences
  • Strong record of national and international fellowships and grants

Graduate Placements

We have an outstanding record of placing our graduates in teaching positions across the country and around the world, including:

Illinois State University · University of Massachusetts · University of North Carolina · Converse College · Middlebury College · Wake Forest University · University of Iowa · Vanderbilt University · Appalachian State University · Texas Christian University · Sweet Briar College · Kent State University · Florida Institute of Technology · Purdue University · McGill University (Montreal, Quebec) · University of Cardiff (Wales) · Ferris University (Yokohama, Japan)