Department of Music

Music Degrees and Programs


As a student in St. Cloud State' music department, you'll unleash your passion and creativity to set you on a path to career success. With a 1:8 faculty-student ratio, our students get individual attention at a great value. 

B.A. Music

The Bachelor of Arts degree has been newly redesigned and offers students broad experience in performance, teaching, therapy and composition. Degrees focus on creativity, entrepreneurship and the use of cutting edge musical technology.

B.S. Music Education

Choose a Bachelor of Science and join tomorrow's music teachers.

  • Vocal
  • Instrumental

B.S. Music Therapy

The Bachelor of Science in Music Therapy prepares you for a career in using music to address the physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals. Our program is approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and is still under review by National Association for Schools of Music (NASM). Candidates in this program complete a full time internship where you will work alongside practicing music therapists. Program admission will begin in Fall 2025.

Minors offered

St. Cloud State University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. NASM, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248, Phone: (703) 437-0700, Fax: (703) 437-6312,