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Master of Music

Pursue your passion for music with a Master of Music degree, gaining advanced knowledge and skills in music theory, history, and performance.

Unlocking Musical Excellence: Master of Music degree

The Master of Music degree is meticulously crafted to empower students with advanced training, opening doors to enriched career prospects and/or paving the way for future doctoral studies. Graduate study enables refinement of interpretive and technical prowess in performance along with further development of research, analytical and music-writing skills.

Embark on a journey of musical mastery with Pitt State.

Music Careers

Career opportunities for individuals with a Master of Music degree presented with bullet points:

  • Professional Musician
  • Music Educator
  • Conductor
  • Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Therapist
  • Music Producer
  • Musicologist
  • Sound Designer
  • Arts Administrator
  • Music Critic/Reviewer
  • Music Librarian
  • Music Retailer
  • Arts Consultant
  • Music Technology Specialist
  • Private Studio Owner

These are just a few of the many career paths available to individuals with a Master of Music degree, reflecting the diverse and dynamic nature of the field.

Degrees available

Further refine your skills as a wind, string, keyboard, or percussion player with a Master of Music in Performance. Study with renowned faculty and prepare for professional performance opportunities or additional study at the doctoral level.

Continue your professional growth as a music educator with a Master of Music in Music Education. Develop advanced pedagogical skills for use in preK-12 vocal or instrumental programs.

Further develop your skills as a choral or instrumental conductor with a Master of Music in Conducting. Study conducting techniques, score analysis, literature, and pedagogy, and prepare for a career as a choral, orchestral, or wind conductor.

Additional information
for the School of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts

Catalog – see program guides