What will I learn?

The Department of Music offers two undergraduate degrees in music: the Bachelor of Arts in Music (B.A.) and the Bachelor of Music Education (B.M.E.). The department also offers the Master of Music Education (M.M.E) through a program primarily completed over 3 summers. This section of our website contains information about those programs and the academic areas of the Department of Music.


  • Instrumental Concentration
  • Vocal Concentration
  • Keyboard Concentration
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Which department am I in?

College of Education

Study options

Full Time (130 hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,900.00 per year
Start date

18 January 2022


Mississippi State University

Starkville Campus, 25 Old Main,

101 Montgomery Hall,



39762, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completion of Secondary school credentials and college credits from non-U.S. institutions.

For international students

Applicants must have completion of Diploma from secondary school or secondary leaving examination.

English Language Proficiency

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): minimum band score of 6.0.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): minimum 525 for paper-based test, 197 for computer-based test, and 71 for Internet-based test
  • English portion of the ACT: minimum 19.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.