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Music Programs at Reinhardt University

School of the Arts
Bachelor | On Campus

The Bachelor of Arts in Music is ideal for students who would like to incorporate music into their studies while exploring other disciplines. This degree prepares students for a variety of career paths while allowing them to remain engaged in all aspects of music. Students may choose either a performance track or church music track within their major, and they must choose either an outside minor or complete at least 20 credit hours of course work outside the field of music.

What You’ll Learn at RU

Immerse yourself in performance, composition, and music education, unlocking pathways to diverse careers in the vibrant music industry. Elevate your skills and passion for music with expert instruction and hands-on experience.

By the time you graduate with a degree in music, you will develop:

  • Performance Proficiency: Mastery of instruments or vocal techniques through practice and live performances.
  • Music Theory: Understanding harmony, melody, rhythm, form, and analysis.
  • Composition and Arranging: Creating original music and arrangements for different contexts.
  • Creativity and Expression: Cultivating your artistic voice and exploring innovative ways to express emotions and ideas through music.
  • Collaboration and Ensemble Skills: Working cooperatively with other musicians to achieve musical cohesion and expression.

Music Classes You’ll Take

Here are just a few of the art classes you will take while pursuing your degree:

  • Fundamentals of Conducting
  • Music Theory
  • Aural Skills
  • Music History
  • World Music

Careers in Music


Average annual salary for Music Directors and Composers as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics 


Growth rate for music technicians in the workforce, from 2022 to 2032  as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics

A degree in music prepares you for graduate work as well as a variety of careers including:

  • Musician or Performer
  • Music Teacher or Instructor
  • Composer or Arranger
  • Music Producer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Music Therapist
  • Music Journalist
  • Music Entrepreneur

Tuition and Fees

Reinhardt’s affordable tuition helps you get the personal attention and real-world experiences that will give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Nearly all students at Reinhardt University receive some sort of financial aid or scholarship. Find out what options you may be eligible for.

Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations and activities round out the total educational program at Reinhardt University. And there is something for everyone, from sports and outdoor recreation, to student government and leadership opportunities, to multicultural and faith-based groups.

Campus Living

Living on campus is an essential part of the college experience and will help you adjust to college life. You’ll have more opportunities to interact with faculty and friends, get involved in activities, and have easy access to classes, the library, performing arts, recreational, and athletic facilities.