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Music, BM

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The Music program at the University of the District of Columbia enjoys access to local and national resources such as the Washington Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts


Career Pathways and Prospects

With a Music program at the University of the District of Columbia, you can pursue graduate studies in music, music education, arts management or library and information science. You may also go on to a career as a teacher, performer, studio musician, composer/arranger, sound engineer or music therapist.

With demand for musicians in religious organizations very high in the D.C. area, you may consider that path, as well—our gospel studies concentration would be ideal preparation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Gospel music studies
  • Jazz studies
  • Keyboard
  • Instrumental Studies
  • Voice
  • Vocal music education
  • Keyboard music education
  • Instrumental music education.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • To be admitted to any of the music bachelor’s degree programs, you must apply, audition and pass the program’s placement examinations.  
  • You can pursue a two-year associate’s degree through UDC’s Community College in preparation for acceptance into the four-year bachelor’s degree program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    647 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 647 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    308 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 308 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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