Career Opportunities

The Master of Music (MM) degree program at California Baptist University prepares candidates to become highly skilled and knowledgeable professional conductors, teachers and performers in a variety of settings. We invite you to explore the myriad of opportunities afforded by CBU's MM degree.

Elementary/Secondary Educators

A MM degree from CBU enhances the knowledge, skills and value of credentialed elementary and secondary educators seeking career mobility in public, private and religious institutions.

College Educators

Graduates holding an MM from CBU are qualified to teach as adjunct or full-time faculty at the college level.

Minister of Music and Worship Leader

Widely respected and recognized by the evangelical community and churches of all faiths, Dr. Bonner brings a wealth of contacts to CBU and the School of Music. Candidates interested in directing church music programs and leading worship benefit from these strong relationships with congregations throughout the region and beyond.

Private Instructor

The MM degree provides the training and skill-development to enhance your ability as a private instructor operating your own private practice.

Music Program Directors

CBU's MM program offers the unique and value-added advantage of preparing candidates to build, direct and generate enthusiasm for music programs within schools and church communities.


CBU's MM program offers a concentration in performance designed to prepare students to perform professionally in a variety of areas including choral, contemporary, Christian, classical, opera, and musical theater.


Aspiring composers and songwriters have the opportunity to hone their craft in creating original works of music through CBU's MM program.