Music, Instrumental Conducting

Graduate Program: Music, Instrumental Conducting

Music, Instrumental Conducting Graduate Program

The Department of Music offers a Master of Music degree with a major in Music. Within the program, students will select from twelve different emphasis areas.

Awards for full-time graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis. Recipients of these positions will take active leadership roles in the department's ensembles, teaching and accompanying private lessons and/or serving as an assistant to the ensemble director.

Why Pitt State?

Options available for the degree include:

    Option I: Thesis
        This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.

Career Options

  • District Music Coordinator
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Therapist

Learn more about the Department of Music

Admission to this graduate degree program requires:

  • Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Music Education degree
  • Departmental entrance examination and interview
  • Audition recording for performance students
  • Complete an audition
  • Take department Theory and History exams


Students in the Music, Instrumental Conducting program take a selection of classes that successfully prepare them for a career in a related field.

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