National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) - NASM is an association of approximately 630 schools of music, primarily at the collegiate level, but also including postsecondary non-degree-granting schools of music.
It is the national accrediting agency for music and music-related disciplines.
The Association also provides information to the public. It produces statistical research, provides professional development for leaders of music schools, and engages in policy analysis.
MSU has been an accredited institutional member of NASM since 1965.