About the Department
Study music at a nationally prominent conservatory. At the Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music, you'll join a community of artists – creative innovators who are committed to the highest standards of education.
Located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, the Schwob School of Music is housed in the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts on Columbus State University's RiverPark Campus. A hub of creative energy, CSU RiverPark Campus is the perfect place to find inspiration, perfect your craft, and engage with other musicians from around the world.
At the Schwob School of Music you'll have access to three concert halls, state-of-the-art practice rooms, recording studios, and a dedicated music library. Work in small classes with world-class faculty; join outstanding ensembles; and take advantage of our numerous scholarship and study abroad opportunities. Launch your creative career at the Schwob School of Music!
Create Your Future
The Schwob School of Music offers a number of degrees and minors. Explore your options here.
|Program Type||Programs Available|
|Bachelor's||Music (B.A.), Music Education (B.M.), Music Performance (B.M.)|
|Master's||Music Performance (M.M.)|
|Minors||Audio Technology, Jazz Studies, Music Minor|
|Undergraduate Certificates||Music Composition, Musicology|
|Graduate Certificates||Artist Diploma|
Learn From the Best
The Schwob School of Music is home to many accomplished faculty members. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. The Schwob School has only 250 students and our student-faculty ratio is just 9 to 1, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in our music degree programs.
A school of music within a public university, the Schwob School is a community of artists committed to the highest standards of artistry and integrity within a selective and nurturing learning environment. The Schwob School of Music's dedicated faculty of teaching artists embrace creative approaches to best practices in education, and provide a professionally focused experience preparing individuals to become leaders in the music field. Centrally located within a vibrant downtown arts campus in an outstanding music facility, the Schwob School of Music maintains a strong degree of community engagement, and benefits from a remarkable relationship with the Columbus community.
Beyond the Classroom
At Columbus State University, you'll have opportunities to enhance your education in our degree programs by participating in organizations, events, and more.
The Schwob School of Music hosts many events throughout the year.
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