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Bachelor of Music

Dive into the world of music through our Music program, where you have the freedom to choose from degrees that cater to your passions and career goals.

Unlock Your Musical Journey

Our curriculum is strategically crafted to equip students for successful entry into their chosen profession or to seamlessly transition into advanced studies at the graduate level.

Explore your musical potential, broaden your horizons, and prepare for a bright future in the world of music through our Bachelor of Music program, which offers three courses of study for music majors: Music Performance, Music Education, and Music with Elective Studies in an Outside Field, a curriculum that integrates core musical study with 20 hours of guided coursework in a secondary academic domain.

State-of-the-art performance facilities

At Pittsburg State University, our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to enhance your educational journey. Discover impressive performance venues, such as the renowned Bicknell Family Center for the Arts and the intimate Sharon Kay Dean Recital Hall. Our commitment to excellence extends to our instrumental resources, offering students access to professional-grade percussion instruments, grand pianos, harpsichords, and the superb Fisk Opus 106 organ.

Bicknell Center

Admission Requirements

  • Apply to Pittsburg State University
  • Audition and Interview for Music Program
  • Music Scholarship Auditions - see information

Music Careers

A Bachelor of Music program can open doors to various exciting career opportunities in the field of music and beyond. Here are some potential jobs and career paths that graduates can pursue:

  • Musician or Performer
  • Music Teacher or Instructor
  • Music Composer or Arranger
  • Music Producer
  • Music Therapist
  • Arts Administrator
  • Sound Engineer
  • Music Journalist or Critic
  • Music Technology Specialist
  • Music Business Professional
  • Instrument Repair Technician
  • Music Librarian
  • Music Retailer
  • Event Planner
  • Radio Broadcaster or DJ

Some graduates may choose to pursue further education or training to refine their expertise and open up even more career opportunities in the music industry.

Degrees available

The Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in an Outside Field allows you to delve deeply into subjects outside your primary field of study, broadening your horizons and enhancing your skills.

Take your musical talent to the next level with the Bachelor of Music in Music Performance. Refine your skills and work closely with renowned faculty to prepare for professional opportunities in orchestras, ensembles, and solo performances.

Combine your love of music and passion for teaching with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. Learn how to develop music curricula, teach music to diverse learners, and inspire the next generation of musicians.

Additional information
for the School of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts

Catalog – see program guides