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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

Welcome to the Department of Fine and Performing Arts website. We are proud of our academic programs and the opportunities you have for participating in various formal and informal organizations.  Our department boasts a highly qualified, energetic faculty who love to teach, to interact with students, and who are experts in their specialized fields of study.

The department offers a wide range of academic degrees in the areas of Art, Music, and Theatre.  If you are a prospective student and are interested in our specific offerings please explore our website and/or drop us a line and let us know what additional information you would like to receive; we will be happy to send it to you.

Since 1969, Northwest Missouri State University has been a member of the National Association of Schools of Music. Both the B.M.E. and the B.A. degree are accredited by NASM. This accreditation insures that our programs are of the highest quality and that the curriculum conforms to national standards of excellence.