|University Music Center|
|Department of Music|
|Motto||"Music in the Real World"|
|California State University, Long Beach|
|Location||Long Beach, California, United States|
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music is the school of music at California State University, Long Beach. In March 2008, the music department was renamed the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music in honor of an endowment gift of $16.4 million from the estate of Robert "Bob" Cole. Cole, a Long Beach real estate investor, long-time music lover, and amateur pianist, died in 2004. Following its disbursement, the gift will benefit the students of the conservatory in the form of scholarships and other awards.
Undergraduates completing courses of study at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music are awarded the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Music; graduate students stand to receive the Master of Arts or Master of Music. The following courses of study are available to students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels: