East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to
award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees
. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866
Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500,
with any question regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee
The Department of Music at East Tennessee State University was established in 1946 and is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
The Department of Music also offers training in the Suzuki method for flute. Courses in this program meet certification guidelines of the Suzuki Association of the Americas (SAA).
Major Fields of Study and Degrees
Undergraduate instruction in the department leads to the Bachelor of Music (BM) degree with a specialization in Music Education or Performance. Students choosing music education will identify a specialization in instrumental, vocal, or keyboard/vocal. These student must also complete the teacher education minor. Students may also pursue a minor in music.