Department of Music
Chair: Dr. David Bessinger
Whatever your musical goals, SWOSU's Department of Music works with you to achieve your personal best. You study with superb musicians committed to your academic and musical advancement. With individual training customized to meet your needs, SWOSU's Department of Music gives you the educational and performance opportunities to put you on the path of musical success. Our Department of Music is one of the region's largest and finest music schools. The excellent quality of training offered at SWOSU is demonstrated daily by the hundreds of graduates now working in Oklahoma and throughout the United States .
The Bachelor of Music Education degree is offered in K-12 Vocal or K-12 Instrumental Music. Bachelor of Music degrees are offered in Music Performance (keyboard, vocal, and instrumental), Elective Studies in Business and Music Therapy. Our Music Therapy program is the only one in the state of Oklahoma . Graduate degrees include the Master of Music in Performance and the Master of Music in Music Education.
Fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the American Music Therapy Association, the SWOSU Department of Music features an outstanding group of faculty musicians representing every field of music.
Prospective students must apply to SWOSU by March 1 to be considered for scholarships.