Degree Programs

ensembleNMU's Music Department offers three degrees at the baccalaureate level. Non-music majors are also encouraged to minor in music, which may include the opportunity to enroll for private lessons and participate in either vocal or instrumental ensembles. Programs offered by the department include:

Bachelor Degree Programs

Music Major - BA/BS*

Music with Elective Studies in an Outside Field Major - BA/BS*

Secondary Education Music Major - BME

*To qualify for a bachelor of arts degree, students must complete a language offered at Northern Michigan University at the 202 level.  This is the only difference between the BA and the BS degree.

Minor Program

Music Minor

Student Handbooks and Resources

Preparing to Be a Music Major (for prospective students)

Student Handbook for Music Majors

Student Music Education Handbook

Projected Schedule for Intermittently Offered Music Courses through Winter 2025