Academics

Dr. Tan works with a student wearing headphones who is participating in group piano class
A group of singers holding ice cream cones in front of a brownstone building. A woman wearing an apron stand off to the side in apparent dejection in scene from the Miami Opera production of Street Scene Musical
A student teacher leads her students in a drumming lesson
A student performs a trumpet solo during a jazz concert

The Department of Music provides professional training in music within the context of a liberal education at a major university. Our focus is undergraduate teaching, and the vast majority of music courses are taught by members of the faculty.

Undergraduate degrees

Minors

Graduate Study

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Accreditation

The Department of Music is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). All of Miami's programs in music education have been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).