This degree is offered with a specialization in performance, composition, or education. Those electing the education or performance emphasis also choose either a vocal or instrumental area of study. Students electing to teach add the professional education component to the degree program. Career opportunities include teaching, performance, composing/arranging, conducting, music therapy, music libraries, the recording industry, radio/television, and various related careers such as sales and music journalism. The degree is offered through the Department of Music of Ellis College.