The Department of Music offers a Master of Music degree with a major in Music. Within the program, students will select from eleven different emphasis areas, listed below.
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.
- Performance Winds
- Performance Strings
- Performance Percussion
- Performance Organ
- Performance Piano
- Performance Harpsichord
- Vocal Performance
- Instrumental Education
- Vocal Education
- Choral Conducting
- Wind Conducting
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.
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