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Bachelor's Degree in Music

Our Bachelor of Music degree prepares you for career success.

Bachelor of music degree program

Hundreds of professional musicians launched their careers in Centennial University’s Bachelor of Music degree program.

More than fifty graduates of our music degree program play in major orchestras throughout the world. Dozens of others have built upon their Centennial music degree to forge careers as composers, teachers, performers, and consultants.

Our Bachelor of Music program offers you opportunities that few other college music programs can match. Centennial’s music program stands out for its:

  • Faculty of prominent musicians and composers, including current and former members from top U.S. orchestras.
  • State-of-the-art concert venues with award-winning acoustics.
  • Touring orchestras that perform in top summer music festivals around the U.S.
  • Pioneering community music education programs that are recognized for excellence by the National Music Educators’ Association (NMEA).

Customize Your Music Degree at Centennial

In Centennial’s music program, you won’t just get superior professional training. You’ll enjoy the full college experience, getting a broad education with the chance to explore many interests.

Our music degree incorporates courses from across the college. You’ll learn to write, do research, work collaboratively, and give presentations, with opportunities to:

  • Investigate the historical, scientific, or business aspects of music.
  • Study musical cultures from across the globe.
  • Spend a semester as a student music teacher.
  • Collaborate with students in creative disciplines such as art, film, and theatre.
  • Do independent research in our world-class library of rare recordings.
  • Attend special events that feature scholars from around the world.

In Centennial’s music program, you’ll unlock your full potential as a musician—but you’ll also have the freedom to explore interests and cultivate skills in other disciplines.

Get Your Music Degree in an Intimate Setting

Centennial’s music program maintains a small faculty-to-student ratio. The music program fosters strong relationships between students and faculty—you’ll get to know your instructors as individuals and relate to them as peers.

Core courses in the music degree include:

  • Music theory
  • Composing and arranging
  • Performance
  • Aural training
  • History of music
  • Staging, production and acoustics

Contact a Centennial University advisor to begin the application process for our renowned music program.