Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts

Bowling Green State University College of Musical Arts

Live Your Passion

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Bowling Green State University! We offer exciting programs in both Music and Musical Theatre. Please see below to read more about each program.


The College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University prepares music professionals for state and national leadership roles in teaching, research, and creativity in all of the musical arts. We aspire to be recognize nationally as a premier music learning community.

Since 1947, the College of Musical Arts has been an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. In addition, the Department of Music Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Audition Information

Incoming Students who wish to major in music (College of Musical Arts), minor in music (all other colleges at BGSU), be considered for a music talent award or enroll in private music lessons for credit are required to present an entrance audition with the College of Musical Arts faculty. More information about auditions, including dates, can be found here.

Music scholarship audition deadline is Saturday, February 28, 2015.

More information about our programs of study can be found here.

Additional contact information for the College of Musical Arts can be found here.

Musical Theatre

Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a specialization in Musical Theatre is a liberal arts degree in Theatre with a focus in the Musical Theatre Performance, in which we encourage our students to explore a broad range of interests in a supportive and creative learning environment. More information can be found here.