The Bachelor of Music (BM) degree is a program that may be earned with an emphasis in Composition, Music Education, Music History, Music Theory, or Performance (brass, percussion, piano, strings, voice, or woodwinds). It is designed for the student who intends to pursue a career as a composer, performer, K-12 or college teacher, as well as the student who plans to enter graduate school to pursue further study in one of these areas. Students must audition to be admitted into the program.

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Common Career Paths

You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major:

Interested? Here are your next steps

If you are a Prospective Student

You strive to be the best version of you. You are ready to create your own adventure. If this sounds like you—you’ve got Tiger Pride already. We invite you to take the next step.

If you are a Current Student

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