College of Musical Arts

College of Musical Arts

Belong.
Become a part of our music community.

In a vibrant community of nearly 500 music students, undergraduates and graduates work side by side and form lasting connections with their peers and faculty. By honoring traditions and embracing innovation, we prepare students for diverse musical lives and life-long career growth. The College presents over 600 public events each year and is a major cultural resource for the campus and northwest Ohio.

100%

job placement, 2017-2019 music education graduates

30+

ensemble opportunities

9:1

student to faculty ratio

Stand Out. Go Far.

Our partnerships offer experiential learning opportunities.

In the College of Musical Arts, opportunity is everywhere. Take advantage of it or create your own experience. Our network of alumni working in the music profession spreads far and wide through the Midwest and beyond. Partnerships with regional schools, the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, the Toledo Opera, the Toledo Museum of Art, WGTE Public Media, the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, the Detroit Symphony, and more, offer students the chance to get hands-on experience from the moment they begin their degree, and networking and job opportunities upon graduating.

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Degree Programs

Music starts here.

We’ll help you discover the path that perfectly matches your passion for music. You might choose to focus on a single major. Or, maybe you'll follow a course that pulls together a one-of-a-kind mix of the unique opportunities offered here at BGSU. Whether you’re a full-time undergraduate student, a graduate student, or a working professional interested in online courses, your path to a successful career starts here.

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Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
arts Majors and Programs bachelor cma
Prepares music professionals for state and national leadership roles in teaching, research and creativity in all of the musical arts.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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The curriculum stresses an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary approach developed to a particular discrete competence for each student on the basis of a counseling process.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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Have a career choice in mind, but undecided on a major? Enroll with The College of Musical Arts and we'll help you choose from six majors and specializations and the bachelor of musical arts degree.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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The music history and literature major provides training in the fundamentals of research and scholarship in the fields of musicology and ethnomusicology.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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The music performance major prepares students for careers in orchestral, band, opera and musical theater performance, commercial music and private studio teaching.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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The music education major is designed to prepare students to teach music in elementary and secondary schools. Three specializations are offered: choral, classroom/general music and instrumental.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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BGSU’s jazz studies program is for students who want to study jazz solo and ensemble literature, jazz pedagogy, music industry, jazz history, jazz composition, and jazz arranging.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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BGSU’s music composition program is for students who want to study composition, new/contemporary music, arranging, electroacoustic music, and recording.
Minor Available Bachelors Available Certificate/Endorsement Available Masters Available Doctorate Available Offered Online Available at Firelands Campus
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The world music major provides training in the fundamentals of research, scholarship and performance in the field of world music.

Contact Information

College of Musical Arts
1031 Moore Musical Arts Center
Bowling Green State University
419-372-2181
musicadmissions@bgsu.edu

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Updated: 10/17/2022 09:05AM