Bachelor of Arts in Music
A Music Program Unlike Any Other
Do you have a passion for music? Do you seek to grow your skills into something marketable? What if you found a program with expert, personalized instruction that combined your talents with the technologies of tomorrow to add a whole new dimension to your music? And what if you could accomplish all of this in a rigorous academic community that builds your faith?
Welcome to NU’s music department. You won’t find another like it.
Why study Music at NU?
Study in a Jesus-first community where faith grows.
At NU, you’ll never have to hide your faith. Instead, you’ll find professors who share it. Students who encourage it. And an entire community dedicated to helping you grow academically and spiritually.
Partner with Creatio to bring your music to life.
You’ll have access to the videographers, music producers, and top tier recording equipment of our Creatio program. When you combine your musical talents with Creatio, it opens a whole new world of possibilities.
Enjoy smaller class sizes and expert, personalized instruction.
Our instructors have years of experience in the music industry and will help you focus on music technology, music performance, or start down your path to becoming a successful music educator.
Refine your skills while building a life-long community.
Join a variety of on-campus ensembles, including orchestra, wind ensemble, drum line, choir, or Northwest Choralons. The friends you make at NU will be your friends for life.
Study where music and natural beauty abound.
Take advantage of NU’s close proximity to Seattle—one of the top music scenes in the U.S. And you’ll be living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with a wealth of outdoor activities.
The Bachelor of Arts in Music
The Music degree prepares students for graduate programs in music and/or a career in a specific musical field. Students will choose a musical concentration of either music performance, music technology, or preparation for a career in music education.
You can explore program details such as course descriptions and graduation requirements for this program in our academic catalog.
Bringing Music To Life
Northwest University Music students teamed with audio and video producers of Creatio to capture the intensity and beauty of their performance.
Common Career Paths
- Technical director
- Professional musician
- Public/private music teacher
Where Have Students Interned?
- Tooth and Nail Records in Seattle, Wash.
- University Presbyterian Church in Seattle, Wash.
- Snohomish High School in Snohomish, Wash.