The Department of Music at Rowan University is a vibrant, creative community of performers, scholars, and educators that prepares students to be leaders in the music profession. Rowan's music programs enrich the lives of all students by offering courses and performances designed to inform, enlighten and elevate their creative sensibilities which, additionally, serve the broader community through performances, scholarship, and artistic offerings that inspire and touch the souls of its citizens.

Bachelor of Music Programs
Dr. Christopher Thomas, Chairperson, Department of Music

Jazz and Commercial Music Performance
Liberal Studies
Music Industry

Curriculum Guides
Music Minor (M005)
Bachelor of Music in Performance - Vocal (BM1004)
Bachelor of Music in Performance - Instrumental (BM1004)
Bachelor of Music in Composition (BM1004)
Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies (BM1004)
Bachelor of Arts in Music (BA1105)
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Jazz Studies) (BM1107)
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Vocal) (BM1108)
Bachelor of Music in Music Education (Instrumental) (BM1109)
Bachelor of Science in Music Industry (Music Business or Music Technology) (BS1014)

Master of Music Programs
Veda Zuponcic,  Coordinator, Master of Music Program

Conducting (Choral, Orchestral, Wind)
Jazz Studies

Curriculum Guides (coming soon)

The MM Program at Rowan University consists of six specializations: Keyboard Performance, Instrumental Performance, Voice Performance, Conducting (Choral, Wind, Orchestral), Composition, and Jazz Studies. Students take a core curriculum and other course work in the area of specialization to total between 30 and 38 credits.

Prospective students are expected to have completed a Bachelor of Music Degree. Candidates with degrees in other disciplines must demonstrate technical and artistic excellence in their area of specialization. Proficiency examinations in theory and music history are administered each fall.

To schedule an audition, students must complete the Department of Music Audition Application form, complete and submit an application to the Global Learning & Partnerships, submit a resume of educational and professional experiences, and provide two letters of recommendation. To schedule an interview/audition: contact Professor Veda Zuponcic, Graduate Program Coordinator at Auditions will be granted following application to the university. If you would like to perform a work on your audition not listed in the M.M. audition requirements, please let Professor Zuponcic know of your choice.


  • Foreign students: A minimum TOEFL score of 550
  • Theory: equivalent to completion of two (2) years of college level theory
  • Music History: Proficiency Examination comprising music from antiquity through the 20th century.


Undergraduate Course Catalog
Graduate Course Catalog