A fully-accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1964, the Department of Music at Sacramento State offers the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, and Master of Music degrees, as well as the teaching credential for the state of California. Students may also opt for programs which combine music with one or more other academic areas to pursue individualized educational goals.
Being a musician requires not only talent, desire, and lots of hard work–it also requires an environment in which you can develop your musical talents to their fullest. The Department of Music at Sacramento State provides a supportive environment along with the thorough education you need to succeed. The Department offers the rigorous study of music associated with prestigious conservatories, with the added advantages of an outstanding liberal arts education, and the amenities of a multifaceted university.
With this comprehensive background, graduates have gone on to extraordinary careers as performers, conductors, composers, and teachers. Many have furthered their education through graduate study. Others have used their broad education as a springboard to careers in business and technology.
A great music education begins with a great faculty. At Sacramento State, you will study one-on-one with real experts on your voice or instrument. The faculty of professional musicians are distinguished artists and scholars who make teaching their first priority. With over 50 full
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