Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in becoming a student in the Department of Music!

Undergraduate Study - Ready to get started? Learn about the admission and audition process.

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Graduate Study - Ready to get started? Learn more about the application process.

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Experience the Department of Music

Undergraduate Studies

You can choose to pursue the bachelor’s degree in music with concentrations in performance or composition; music education; a liberal arts degree in music; or the music minor. Music is a screened major.

Graduate Studies

You can choose the Music Education (M.S.) or the Master of Music in performance or composition. A post-baccalaureate certificate in applied music (performance, composition and conducting) and music education certificate are also offered.


Why study music at Towson University?

Small Classes

Small classes taught by faculty recognized regionally for their musical talent give you a real opportunity to interact with your instructors and fellow classmates.

Performance Opportunities

A wide variety of solo, small group and ensemble performance opportunities across the musical spectrum are available for you to pursue.

Perfect Setting

Towson University’s Center for the Arts features many state-of-the-art facilities, including smart classrooms, a recording studio, a keyboard lab, practice rooms, computer labs, the Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, and a 160-seat Recital Hall.


Students who audition in January and February are eligible for Department of Music scholarship consideration which for freshmen are for four years and for transfer students two years. After admission, full- and part-time students can apply for a number of scholarships and competitions within the department based on talent and achievement.