School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan

Certificate in Musicology

Designed to prepare a student to teach introductory courses in music history, musicology, world music, music appreciation, or ethnomusicology at the undergraduate level.

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The program requires no more than 19 credits.

Final Project:

A 50-minute class on a topic chosen by the student and approved by the director or faculty committee that oversees the Certificate Program in Musicology.


SMTD offers a wide variety of courses across all disciplines.

Program Requirements

Degree requirement descriptions detailing course options and final project information.


Christi-Anne Castro

Associate Dean for Faculty Development; Co-Chair of Musicology, and Associate Professor of Music

Mark Clague

Associate Dean for Collaborations and Partnerships and Professor of Music; Director of U-M Gershwin Initiative, Co-Editor-in-Chief MUSA