Standards and Guidelines

This section provides access to the NASM standards and guidelines outlined in the latest edition of the NASM Handbook and, when applicable, any addenda to the Handbook. It also includes any proposed revisions to NASM standards currently open for comment; the Association’s helpful Basic Competency Index by Discipline and Specialization for Undergraduate Degrees in Music; and an archive of past Handbooks and addenda.

NASM offers a comprehensive alphabetical list of all documents and resources under Publications.