Areas of Study

Experience is calling. Find yours at UC's College-Conservatory of Music.

Nationally ranked and internationally renowned, CCM offers the benefit of a professional training conservatory within the setting of a comprehensive public university. Students have the opportunity to choose a course of study from nearly 120 possible majors across more than 20 academic departments.

Our degree offerings span the spectrum of the performing and media arts:

  • BM: Music Performance, Music Education, Commercial Music Production, Composition
  • BFA: Musical Theatre, Theatre Design and Production, Dance, Acting, Media Production
  • BA: Music
  • MM: Music Performance, Music Education, Composition, Music Theory, Musicology
  • MME: Music Education
  • MFA: Theatre Design and Production
  • MA/MBA: Arts Administration
  • AD: Music Performance, Opera
  • DMA: Music Performance, Composition
  • PhD: Music Theory, Musicology

CCM also offers a graduate certificate in Music Pedagogy, along with academic minors in both Music and Media Production.

Ready to Take Your Next Step?

Applications to enroll at CCM open on August 1 and close on Dec. 1 each year.

Next Lives Here

At the University of Cincinnati, we realize the impact our teaching, research, artistry and service can have on our community and the world. So, we don’t wait for change to happen. We break boundaries, boldly imagine and create what’s Next. To us, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality. That’s why we are leading urban public universities into a new era of innovation and impact, and that's how we are defining Next for the performing and media arts.

We're about engaging people and ideas - and transforming the world.

We are UC. Welcome to what's Next.