The Department of Music offers degree programs including Bachelor of Music in music composition, music education, music performance and music therapy, and a Bachelor of Arts in Music with ethnomusicology, jazz studies and music studies concentrations. Minors are offered in music and music technology. In addition, a certificate in church music is available.
The University of Dayton is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music. The music therapy degree is approved by the American Music Therapy Association. The music education degree is licensed by the State of Ohio.