School of Music
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center

Degrees and Programs

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Degree Programs

In our School, what you learn inside and outside the classroom empowers you to think, create and act differently. Our talented students become extraordinary musicians, teachers, scholars, and entrepreneurs by developing their minds, their talents and their vision. As an incoming undergraduate or graduate music student, you’ll find the atmosphere abounds with creativity, innovation and inspiration. Our emphasis is on making the most of who you are and what you want to become. Your individual exploration and educational needs are our primary concern.

Our School offers prospective students the opportunity to study and perform the world’s greatest music with distinguished artist/faculty in one of the finest concert venues in the region. Our student population is dynamic and culturally diverse.

 

Bachelor of Music Degree Programs

This degree is a professional degree in performance, education, composition, or music technology. A more musically intensive degree, it is designed for students who intend on pursuing a career in one of these musical disciplines. All entering students must provide evidence of performance ability (vocal or instrumental) through an ensemble.

Composition

Guitar

Jazz
Music Business

Music Education
Music Technology

Organ

Piano
Strings

Vocal

Wind & Percussion

Master of Music Degree Programs

Our graduate programs let you hone your skills in the following areas: Applied Music, Conducting, Music Business, Music Composition, and Music Technology. It is a two-year program for students who hold a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and are looking for a master’s degree in their area of specialty.

Composition

Conducting, Choral

Conducting, Orchestral

Conducting, Wind/Instrumental

Guitar
Jazz
Music Business

Music Technology
Organ
Piano
Strings

Vocal

Wind & Percussion

Master of Science in Music Education

Now, you can complete the your Master of Science either onsite or fully online! This flexible program is designed to help music educators enhance their abilities as musicians and teachers. This program will help you explore new career opportunities and form a greater connection with your students through music. For more information, contact the Coordinator of Music Education Dr. Candice Davenport.
Audition Requirements

Minor in Music

The music minor gives students majoring in other disciplines the opportunity to continue formalized study in music and build music into their lives and broaden and deepen their knowledge and musical experiences. 

Minor in Music Composition

A Minor in Music Composition is available for students receiving the Bachelor of Music degree in areas of studies other than composition.

Minor in Sacred Music

A minor is Sacred Music is available for students receiving the Bachelor of Music degree or the Bachelor of Arts in Music degree and is designed to allow music majors to further and develop the skills and expertise needed to work successfully in the area of sacred music. 

Certificate in Music Business

The certificate in Music Business affords non-music as well as music majors the opportunity to acquire fundamental music business skills required of the current industry trends and standards. As the fundamental process in music business functionalities int he music business industry seeks to employ proficient, knowledgable applicants in the field of music business.