Drury's music graduates have a 93% placement rate immediately upon graduation - either in a job that requires a bachelor's degree or being accepted into graduate school. The Department is one of the fastest growing music departments in the region, growing from 17 majors in 2000 to 85 majors in 2014. As an integral part of the liberal arts tradition of Drury, more than 400 Drury students take music classes, perform in music ensembles or take individual music lessons every semester.
Drury University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Additionally, the music therapy program is accredited by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), and the music education program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).