Welcome to The University of Tampa Department of Music, a comprehensive NASM certified program that blends the best of innovation, conservatory rigor and liberal arts inquiry. Students studying music have the flexibility to not only become highly skilled music practitioners, but also to discover new musical interests, collaborate across disciplines and develop greater versatility as musicians. Following graduation, dedicated UT music students are poised for success in their field and are well prepared to meet the challenges of the most selective graduate programs in the nation. The 50 faculty members of the Department of Music are active musical performers, scholars, creators and above all, dedicated teachers who encourage the success and professional development of their students through one-on-one attention and small class sizes. With its cosmopolitan location, historical charm, diversity of programming and focus on experiential student learning, you will be amazed at the quality of mentorship and cultural opportunities that the Department of Music has to offer. Here are the 10 best reasons to study music at UT.