It is the mission of the Department of Music at Chadron State College to provide students a rich environment in which to pursue their musical interests and career goals. With a broad-based curriculum, the undergraduate programs offered are designed to prepare students for a variety of careers in both the public and the private sectors. The CSC Department of Music strives to set and maintain high standards of excellence in providing musical leadership to the campus and to the service region as the premier four-year institution of higher education in the Nebraska Panhandle.
The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) named CSC as one of its National Affiliation of Music Business Institutions. NAMM is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to strengthen the music products industry and promote the pleasures and benefits of making music. CSC is exploring accreditation with National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).