Welcome to the School of Music

Our music faculty are comprised of world-class artists and scholars who are fully committed to serving our students as they pursue artistic and scholastic excellence.

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Bachelor of Music

The 72- to 73-unit Bachelor of Music is an intensive curriculum for students wishing to study music for specific professional purposes or for students seeking professional levels of attainment in music.

Bachelor of Arts in Music

The 50-unit Bachelor of Arts in Music is a liberal arts degree with music as the major area of study.

Minor in Music

The 21-unit Minor in Music provides a foundation for a lifelong enjoyment and appreciation of music.

Master of Arts in Music

The 30-unit Master of Arts in Music is for students interested in advanced Composition Studies, History and Literature or Music Education.

Master of Music

The 30-unit Master of Music degree program brings together advanced students and professional faculty in a high-level, collaborative environment.

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Ensembles provide performance and audience participation opportunities to all students at SF State.


Known for its highest standard of performance and its dedication to teaching, the Alexander String Quartet is recognized as SF State’s Quartet-in-Residence.

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