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Music Degree at Millersville University

Degree Programs

The Millersville University Department of Music offers the following degree programs:

Bachelor of Science in Music Education

Bachelor of Science in Music Education

The Music Education program is based on the premise that the strongest musicians should be teaching music. As a result, the degree in Music Education is designed to develop and foster the highest level of musicianship, while providing students with depth in subject matter, appropriate techniques in methodology and an extensive variety of field experiences.


Bachelor of Arts in Music

Bachelor of Arts in Music - Performance emphasis

The Bachelor of Arts in Music program at Millersville University provides a broad comprehension of the integral role of music in society. To prepare students for graduate study and/or a career in the arts, a working knowledge of American music and Western art music is developed, including history, literature and sources in art and vernacular traditions. Through an examination of grammar, structure and relationship to other arts within their cultural context, students gain an understanding of diverse musical traditions. Research into areas of specific interest is encouraged beyond the classroom and students are challenged to make music through analysis, composition, improvisation and performance. 


Bachelor of Arts in Music with an Emphasis in Music Business and Technology

Bachelor of Arts in Music - Music Business Technology emphasis

Millersville University uniquely combines both recording and music business classes into one major. Students in the Music Business Technology (MBT) program at Millersville University participate in the “Creative Campus” program as performers, entrepreneurs and educators, interact with visiting professionals, and participate in real-world projects. 


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Dual Degree - Performance and Music Education

The Dual Degree program provides a broad comprehension of the integral role of music in society while basing the education component on the premise that the strongest musicians should be teaching music.  As a result, the Dual Degree was designed to cater to students who excel in performance and show an aptitude for music education.

Minors

Minor in Music

Minor in Music

Designed for students majoring in fields other than music who are interested in further developing their performance skills on an instrument or voice.

Encouraged Minors for Music Majors

  • Paul H. Slaugh Jr. Entrepreneurship Minor
    Intro needed
  • General Business Academic Minor Program
    Intro needed