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Music Degrees at SBU

All Music Degrees at SBU

Southwest Baptist University offers five bachelor's degrees in the area of music. You can choose a music major that fits your career goals and interests. Graduates of SBU's music department are prepared for a variety of professional careers and equipped to continue their education in graduate school.

Explore the undergraduate degrees offered through SBU's Department of Music!

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Music Education

SBU's music education degree will prepare and equip you to become certified as a music teacher for all grade levels, K-12. You can choose a concentration in vocal or instrumental...or do both! Studying with expert faculty in both the department of music and the department of education will equip you for success.

Music Education Degree
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Church Music

Combine your love for music and your passion for ministry by studying Church Music at SBU! You will be equipped to serve in music ministry by studying music, theology, and ministry at SBU. 

Church Music Degree
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Music with Elective Studies

SBU's unique music industry degree, Music with Elective Studies, allows you to blend the core music classes with your choice of a minor or second major based on your unique interests. You will create a flexible degree program to prepare for a variety of career paths in the music industry.

Music with Elective Studies Degree
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Bachelor of Science in Music

Do you plan to pursue graduate studies in music? If so, the Bachelor of Science in Music is a great degree choice for you! You will combine the study of music with your choice of elective courses that match your unique skills. You will be prepared for further professional study as you pursue your music career.

B.S. in Music Degree
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Bachelor of Arts in Music

If you want to study music in addition to pursuing a career in another field, the Bachelor of Arts in General Music is a great fit for you! This unique degree allows you to receive quality music training, while also concentrating on career preparation in another area of study.

B.A. in Music Degree