Music Degree at Northern Michigan University (NMU)

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Music Degree

The music program at Northern Michigan University prepares students to become a performing musician, music educator, composer, theorist, musicologist, or a professional in another musical field. The program focuses on learning to play music as well as music history, theory, and composition. Program courses include: performance, music history and literature, composition, music theory, arts management, and conducting. Get more details below including other Michigan colleges that offer music degrees.

The Music program at NMU is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation since 1969.

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Students Enrolled in the Music Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. NMU offers a bachelor's degree program in music.

Students by Gender (2013)

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Students by Race (2013)

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Music program at Northern Michigan University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Singers

Description

Sing songs on stage, radio, television, or motion pictures.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, singers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.1% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Music Programs in Michigan

Music programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 20 students completed this program

Programs

  • Music (B)
  • Music Performance (B)
  • Music Theory and Composition (B)
  • Conducting (B)

Alma College

Alma, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Music (B)
  • Music Performance (B)

Grand Valley State University

Allendale, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 38 students completed this program

Programs

  • Music (B)

Grand Rapids Community College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Music (A)
  • Music Performance (A)
  • Piano and Organ (A)
  • Voice and Opera (A)

Aquinas College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Music (B)
  • Music Performance (B)
  • Jazz and Jazz Studies (B)

Calvin College

Grand Rapids, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Music (B)

Hope College

Holland, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Music (B)
  • Music Performance (B)
  • Music Theory and Composition (B)
  • Piano and Organ (B)

Lansing Community College

Lansing, MI
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Music (C,A)

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Music (B)
  • Music Performance (B)
  • Music Theory and Composition (B)
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology (B)

University of Michigan - Flint

Flint, MI
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Music (B)
  • Music Performance (B)

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