Combine music, economics, and business courses to prepare you for a career in music business.

Along with courses in applied music, music theory, and music history that develop your technical understanding of music, you’ll take classes in business and economics that give you a foundation in business administration.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

You’ll be ready to excel in whatever aspect of music business you pursue, whether that's music retail, music marketing, artist management, music publishing, or record production.

accredited by National Association of Schools of Music

Accredited by NASM

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, the Music Department provides a comprehensive music education curriculum that meets national standards.

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Individualized Instruction

Our low student-to-faculty ratio ensures that you’ll get personal attention from your professors who are committed to your success.

ten-week internship

Ten-Week Internship

You'll get practical experience with a company or arts organization during your final semester.

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Specialized Classes

Your courses will include classes like Introduction to Music Business, Music Product and Retailing, and Music Management.


Talent-based scholarships for students intending to pursue a music degree are available through audition.

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Program Details

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Internship Opportunities

new york philharmonic
dallas symphony
tanglewood music festival
orlando opera

Clubs and Organizations

The Music Educators National Conference student chapter, which all interested music students are encouraged to join; Delta Omicron, an international professional fraternity open to music majors and minors, and Phi Mu Alpha, a music fraternity open to anyone with a professional interest in music regardless of major; and the Music Entertainment Industry Student Association, a national organization for students in the field of music management.

Program Contact

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Paula Parsché

Chair of Music

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