The College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University prepares music professionals for state and national leadership roles in teaching, research, and creativity in all of the musical arts. We aspire to be recognized nationally as a premier music learning community.
The mission of the College of Musical Arts is fourfold:
- To educate qualified students for careers in music teaching, performance, composition, analytical or historical research, and related technical and support fields;
- To serve state, national, and international communities through support and dissemination of creative work in composition and performance;
- To serve state, national, and international communities through support and dissemination of research in musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, music technology, music education, and music pedagogy;
- To serve as a cultural resource for the University community and northwest Ohio.
Since 1947, the College of Musical Arts has been an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). In addition, the Department of Music Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).