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Northwest Missouri State University


Painting Studio (Photo by University Photography)
Godspell (Photo by University Photography)
Tower Choir (Photo by University Photography)
Ash Girl (Photo by University Photography)
Ceramics (Photo by University Photography)
Musical (Photo by University Photography)
Wind Symphony (Photo by University Photography)

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts provides opportunities to participate and participate in formal and information performances during the first year. The department has majors in the following categories:

  • Art
  • Music
  • Theatre

Whether selling works of art at the art show, performing in one of the musical ensembles or participating in a mainstage production, Northwest has high quality faculty with rigorous curriculums that ensure career readiness.

Since 1969, Northwest Missouri State University has been a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Both the Bachelor of Art and the Bachelor of Music Education are accredited by NASM. This accreditation certifies that the programs are of the highest quality and the curriculum conforms to national standards of excellence.

Students interested in enrolling in a thriving program that provides hands-on experiences, contact the Department of Fine and Performing Arts at 660.562.1326 or submit a request for information online.