The University of Mississippi offers an extensive range of degrees in music which prepare students for a variety of careers in the music profession while ensuring a strong liberal arts education. The University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
The Bachelor of Music degree is an intensive professional degree program preparing students to enter a career in music or to enter graduate school for advanced study. The University of Mississippi offers the Bachelor of Music degree with the following emphases: 1) performance (applied music) in voice, piano, and most instruments, 2) music theory, and 3) music education.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music is a degree which allows for more extensive study in general education and related fields. The Bachelor of Arts is the degree of choice for students who wish to emphasize music at the undergraduate level before entering a professional school as a graduate students, for those who plan graduate study in one of the scholarly fields within music, or for those who wish to combine music and another field (such as business) by electing the second field as a minor.
The University of Mississippi adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, sex, color, creed or national origin. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.