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Graduate Degree Programs

Master of Music (M.M.) degree

The Master of Music degree is designed to meet the needs of professional performers, composers, and studio or school music teachers who wish to pursue the curriculum as a terminal professional program or to use it as a foundation for doctoral study. Areas of concentration are available in Music Education, Performance, Composition, Collaborative Piano, and Piano Pedagogy and Performance Studies.

Prerequisite: A baccalaureate degree in music (or equivalent) from an accredited institution is required. Students who lack this prerequisite may correct deficiencies by passing appropriate courses that will not be applicable toward the advanced degree.



Master of Arts (M.A.) degree

The Master of Arts degree is designed to prepare the student to pursue the Ph.D. The School of Music offers a concentration in music history.

Prerequisite: A baccalaureate degree in music (or equivalent) from an accredited institution is required. Students who lack this prerequisite may correct deficiencies by passing appropriate courses that will not be applicable toward the advanced degree.