The School of Music offers studies leading to the Master of Music degree in two areas:
- Master of Music (Major in Performance and Literature) offered in piano, collaborative piano, strings, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, euphonium, tuba, jazz, composition and Choral Music/Choral Conducting or Wind Band Studies/Instrumental Conducting. It is intended to develop a professional expertise in performance or composition, with additional emphasis on general literature and pedagogical practices. The Program requires 30 hours of coursework.
- Master of Music (Music Education) offers teachers the opportunity for advanced study with practical emphasis in elementary music, choral music, or instrumental music. The program requires 24 credit hours of coursework followed by a Master’s Thesis or 24 credit hours of coursework followed by a Comprehensive Examination or 30 credit hours of coursework followed by a Research Project.
The application deadline is February 1st for admission in September. As acceptance will be determined when the application process is complete, applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
Degree Requirements for:
- M. Mus in Performance and Literature (Piano, Collaborative Piano, Strings, Clarinet, Trumpet and Low Brass Chart
- M. Mus. in Performance and Literature (Composition and Jazz Chart)
- M. Mus. in Performance and Literature (Wind Band/Instrumental Conducting Chart)
- M. Mus. in Performance and Literature (Choral Conducting Chart)
- M. Mus. Music Education Course Work Comprehensive Examination Option, Chart
- M. Mus. Music Education Thesis Research Option Chart