Manhattan School of Music requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Manhattan School of Music, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Manhattan School of Music accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Manhattan School of Music does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 72% of students who start college at Manhattan School of Music complete all the credits required within six years.
Manhattan School of Music offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Manhattan School of Music may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Manhattan School of Music has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Manhattan School of Music directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Manhattan School of Music students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Manhattan School of Music.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.
Double Majoring at Manhattan School of Music
At Manhattan School of Music, students are not permitted to double major, and must choose just one area of study to focus on.
✅ Manhattan School of Music does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Manhattan School of Music has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Manhattan School of Music offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
❌ Manhattan School of Music does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Students at Manhattan School of Music are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Manhattan School of Music does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.
The main library on campus is the Peter J. Sharp Library and there is one other library on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Manhattan School of Music does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
Does Manhattan School of Music have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Manhattan School of Music does not have any ROTC programs.
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