• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bloomsburg, PA, United States
The Music department at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania strives to maintain course requirements, performance objectives, and an artistically enriched environment conducive to the development of the comprehensive musician and to meet the requirements of accrediting organizations.
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Overview

Key Features

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Division of Music exists within the framework the College of Liberal Arts, offering a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in music, including three tracks of concentration:

  • Music Education Certification K-12 (which is accredited with the Pennsylvania Department of Education) — develops musical skills through courses in music theory, music history, applied study, and performing ensembles. This track provides ample opportunity for students to participate in experiential studies through observations and teaching in local schools throughout their studies.  The degree leads to Pennsylvania public school certification. Earn a B.A. in Music and PA Certification in four years!
  • Audio-Video Recording — designed for musicians with a career interest in the technical aspects of studio sound recording and/or sound reinforcement in either "live" applications or in recording studio. This track provides sound equipment for hands-on use, and internship experiences in the field. Our modern audio recording studio is updated on a regular basis to provide real-world applications and equipment.
  • Liberal Arts — Is it musical performance, theory, composition or history that excites you? Designed as a general music track to suit a multitude of career interests, the program is tailored to suit your needs. Music facilities for all include faculty studios, classrooms, music libraries, a new innovative music lab using a computer/keyboard/software combination for music theory composition, and two performance venues. 
  • Fast-Track Music/MBA — get your B.A. in Music and a Master of Business Administration in five years!

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The music department strives to maintain course requirements, performance objectives, and an artistically enriched environment conducive to the development of the comprehensive musician and to meet the requirements of accrediting organizations. 
  • In the spirit of a liberal arts setting, the department of music also recognizes a responsibility to the general student population to provide the opportunity for musical experience and provide artistic leadership to the university and the community.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete International Undergraduate Application, which allows you to apply as an international student. 
  • An application fee of $60 is required for international applicants.
  • An Official English Language Test (TOEFL or IELTS) 
  • Official Transcripts Official transcripts from a high school or other secondary school in English are required and must have the official seal of the institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10956 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5478 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bloomsburg

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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