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School of Music, Theatre and Dance


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Department of Music

Discover an abundance of opportunities to perform, conduct, travel, teach, create and collaborate. Enjoy unique experiences, tons of performance opportunities and personal attention from highly involved professors. Or get hands-on training for careers in management, marketing, production or starting your own enterprise.

Degree programs

  • Music Major
  • Music with Elective Studies in an Outside Field Major
  • Secondary Education Music
  • Music Minor


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Department of Theatre & Dance

Students in NMU's Department of Theatre and Dance have plenty of opportunities to perform on stage as well as "make the magic happen" behind the scenes. In major stage productions, intimate plays, or class projects, every aspect of our program is student-driven.

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Dance (BA)
  • Musical Theatre (BFA)
  • Theatre Technology and Design (BFA)
  • Theatre and Entertainment Arts (BA)


  • Dance
  • Theatre and Entertainment Arts