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 Degree Programs 



Music degree programs at SRU are designed to appeal to the interests and career goals of contemporary students. All programs are in accordance with the specifications of and have received accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The music faculty is comprised of the finest performing artists and master teachers in the area. Many factors, including a low student-to-faculty ratio, modern technologies, numerous ensemble opportunities, and beautiful facilities for study and practice, blend to create a challenging and rewarding learning environment.


Bachelor of Music in Music Education

Prepares excellent musicians who are capable of teaching instrumental, vocal, and general music (K-12) in public or private schools.

Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy

Prepares students to work as healthcare professionals in a variety of settings including working with clients in special education, nursing homes, behavioral health centers, correctional facilities, rehabilitation centers, hospitals, women's shelters, and for work as a music therapist in private practice.

Bachelor of Music in Performance

Provides an excellent background for students wishing to pursue graduate studies in music and performance.

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Music

Prepares students for careers in music merchandising, church music, private teaching, and the television/radio industry. 

Dual Certification/Dual Major

Students can obtain dual certification or majors in:

  • Music Education and Music Therapy
  • Music Education and Performance
  • Music Therapy and Performance
Music Minor

The music minor program requires completion of 25 credits and is open to all undergraduate degree-seeking students at SRU.

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