Make Music at UM-Flint

As part of the regional comprehensive University of Michigan-Flint, the Department of Music offers students a personalized University of Michigan experience. For nearly 40 years, the experienced faculty have created an environment that develops the very best of student talent and creativity. Students who graduate from music programs at UM-Flint go on to outstanding careers and experiences as performers, teachers, and artistic visionaries. At UM-Flint, you will make music as you make a foundation for your future.

UM-Flint is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, and the Department of Music is recognized for its performances, creative and collaborative students and faculty, and intellectually rigorous programs of study. Programs are open to music majors and minors who wish to pursue undergraduate music degrees, as well as non-majors looking to participate in various performing ensembles that the Department of Music has to offer.

Academic Advising
At UM-Flint, we are proud to have many dedicated advisors who are the experts students can rely upon to help guide their educational journey. Explore all the possible pathways for your future, and find the advisor that is right for you by checking out our list.

Career Advising
College of Arts & Sciences can help you define a clear path for your career. For career advising and coaching, please contact Therasa Martin at to schedule your appointment.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Music Catalog Description
The Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) emphasizes study of music in combination with selected fields outside of music. Students participate in studies as music majors in conjunction with other disciplines.

Music Performance Catalog Description
The Bachelor of Music degree (BM) prepares students for future careers as performers and studio instructors. Students prepare solo recitals, participate in both chamber and large ensembles, and study pedagogy related to the major instrument or voice. The high quality and rigor of this program enables students to compete nationally as performers auditioning for professional groups, and as continuing students in graduate schools.



The University of Michigan-Flint is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA. 20190-5248.