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.
The university’s undergraduate application and the music department’s online and print applications will be available in August.
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.
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.
Small classes taught by faculty recognized regionally for their musical talent give you a real opportunity to interact with your instructors and fellow classmates.
A wide variety of solo, small group and ensemble performance opportunities across the musical spectrum are available for you to pursue.
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.