Skip to Main Content

UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.

General Requirements

Degree Requirements

Applied Music

Music Studies - All music studies program students must successfully complete eight semesters of applied music (private lessons) on their principal instrument or voice. 

Music Performance - The performance specialization also requires eight semesters of study and a public senior recital. 

Music Business & Sound Recording Technology - Music business students and sound recording technology students are required to take six semesters of applied music.

Composition for New Media - Students in this program are required to complete eight semesters of applied music and must submit a senior portfolio of original work.

Students must officially apply to their program of choice. All music majors are accepted into their intended majors conditionally. Detailed information about general requirements for admission to the Music Department can be found in the undergraduate catalog.