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Whether you have a personal or commercial interest in music, at Nashville State you will receive the solid foundation vital for success in the music industry and arts. Prepare for your bachelor’s degree now, with courses that are guaranteed to transfer to a 4-year university after graduation.

Associate of Fine Art

Start your educational career at Nashville State and benefit from smaller class sizes and one-on-one attention. Select from courses in Music Theory, Music History, Music Appreciation, Voice, Guitar, Piano, and many more.


Two years


About $9,452 total in tuition and fees.


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After Nashville State

Guarantee a successful transfer to complete your bachelor’s degree at a Tennessee public university with the help of Tennessee Transfer Pathways (TTPs). Complete all the courses listed on the Music A.F.A. degree TTP at Nashville State, and you will have completed the first two years of a 4-year bachelor's degree.


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Campus Availability: The majority of Music courses are only offered on our White Bridge campus, however some may be available online. Gen ed courses are available on all campuses and online. To check current course offerings check class schedule.

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Susan Tucker

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K-108J, White Bridge Campus

Michael Sundblad

Dean of School of Arts and Humanities

Room K-108G, White Bridge Campus


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Dave Edgington

Associate Professor, Music

Room H-132A, White Bridge Campus