The School of Music is a vibrant destination of choice for a life in the arts. We strive to be the best at integrating, teaching, advising, researching and practicing our craft so that our students find their voice in the world.
Kent State University at Stark offers two bachelor's degree programs for students seeking high levels of professional competence necessary for successful music careers - the Bachelor of Science in Music Technology, and the Bachelor of Arts in Music which offers a concentration in Popular Contemporary Music. Students can also complete four music minors in their entirety at the Stark Campus.
Students can complete the first two years of a Bachelor of Music in Performance or Composition and the first year of the Bachelor of Music in Music Education at Kent State Stark before transitioning to the Kent Campus to finish their degrees.
Acceptance is by audition for all degree programs. The school is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Music at Kent State Stark
- Music Major - B.A.
- Music Technology Major - B.S.
- Audio Recording Minor
- Music Minor
- Music Technology Minor
- World Music Minor
Other Music Degrees - Finish at the Kent Campus
The foundation courses for most music majors, as well as the Kent Core Requirements, are available at Kent State Stark, but the major will be completed at the Kent Campus.
- View all Music Majors at Kent State
- Music - B.M.
- Music Education - B.M.
Performing Ensembles at Kent State Stark
Students experience diverse performing opportunities through involvement in various ensembles:
- Concert Band
- Percussion Ensemble
- Studio Ensemble - Rock / Jazz
- University Chorus
Music Student Organizations at Kent State Stark
- OCMEA - Ohio Collegiate Music Educators Association
- Music Technology Club
- SOFA (Art, Music, Theatre)