Department of Music
F.D. Hall Music Center
Jackson State University
JSU Box 17055
Jackson, MS 39217-0155

tel: +1 (601) 979-2141
fax: +1 (601) 979-2568


Dr. Alfred C. Duckett, Chair

Undergraduate Studies

The Department of Music offers the Bachelor of Music Education (BME) and the Bachelor of Music (BM) degrees.


Concentration Areas

Music Education
Music Technology
Music Performance


Music scholarships are awarded to high school graduates who show special talent in instrumental, vocal, and keyboard areas and who desire to major in Music or Music Education at Jackson State
University. Partial scholarships are also available for students who participate in the band, choir, and orchestra. Applicants for these scholarships must be recommended by the high school principal or a member of the school faculty and must be auditioned by a representative of the University from the
department in which they are seeking scholarship assistance.