Known for Excellence
USD is a leader in music, offering the only Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in the state.
The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Departments & Facilities
Develop the skills necessary to be successful in your musical career while gaining lifelong friends and mentors. Whether you are interested in teaching, music performance or music history — or some combination of the three — the Department of Music will provide you with real-world experiences and connections to help you succeed.
Faculty & Staff
A Program That Blends Your Interests
A number of industries need professionals who understand both music and technology. Your education at USD will prepare you to meet that need; you'll learn everything from music theory to audio production, which will give you a unique set of skills that will serve you well in your future career.