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Fine & Performing Arts

If you are creative and like to express yourself through visual or performing arts, this career path might be for you. Our students gain the academic and artistic skills needed for careers as musicians, designers, art directors, and fine artists.

Some of our students graduate and seamlessly transfer all of their credits to a 4-year school. Others complete a degree or certificate that prepares them for employment immediately after graduation. Online, evening, and summer classes provide flexibility for working and part-time students. Get started today!

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Which Program is Right For You?

Liberal Arts:

Musical Studies
Associate in Arts

Studio Arts
Associate in Arts

Associate in Arts

Music Technology
Associate in Applied Science

Studio Arts
Associate in Fine Arts

What Jobs Can I Get?

You can get some entry-level jobs right after graduation. Others will require a Bachelor’s Degree.

Median Salary in NJ

Create original artwork using any of a wide variety of media and techniques.

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Play one or more musical instruments or sing. May perform on stage, for broadcasting, or for sound or video recording.

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Median Salary in NJ

Conduct, direct, plan, and lead instrumental or vocal performances by musical artists or groups, such as orchestras, bands, choirs, and…

Median Salary in NJ

Produce or direct stage, television, radio, video, or film productions for entertainment, information, or instruction. Responsible for creative decisions, such…

Median Salary in NJ

Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual productions and media, such as print, broadcasting, video, and film. Direct workers…

Median Salary in NJ

Audition and interview performers to select most appropriate talent for parts in stage, television, radio, or motion picture productions.

Robby was accepted by four universities but chose to attend PCCC instead. “It just made financial sense. I didn’t want to graduate from college and be trapped by debt.”

Robby Rosa

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Complete 3 easy steps to be considered for the NJ Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG)

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