Our challenging, high quality programs offer you so much and all at an affordable, public institution price! As a student in our program you will form strong student-faculty connections with our nationally recognized faculty. We focus on you as an individual, with unique educational needs and potential.
We are proud to be one of 593 schools of music accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Accreditation assures quality and promotes excellence and continuous improvement.
Our music therapy program features a six-month internship at a site approved by the American Music Therapy Association. AMTA is the profession's mechanism to help establish high quality teacher preparation.
At Illinois State University, we offer a wide variety of study programs within the spectrum of music including; Education, Performance, Collaborative Piano, Composition, Conducting and Therapy. We emphasize creative thinking, performance techniques, understanding the learner and developing your skills to become an effective teacher, performer, composer, or music therapist.