• Overview
  • The making of musical masters.

    Designed to meet the needs of professional performers, composers, and studio or school music teachers, this program is ideal for students who want to pursue the curriculum as a terminal professional program or as a foundation for doctoral study.

    As a student in this program, you will receive rigorous instruction from a first-class faculty of accomplished soloists, chamber and orchestral musicians, conductors, composers and teachers. Areas of concentration include music education, performance, composition, accompanying, and piano pedagogy and performance studies.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Have prior musical training and professional experience
    • Are fully committed to developing your talent
    • Are self-motivated and goal-oriented
    • Hold a bachelor’s degree in music or related field
    • Are interested in pursuing a doctorate
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Professional musician
    • Composer
    • Arranger
    • Conductor
    • Soloist
    • Opera singer
    • Orchestra member
    • Band member
    • Vocal teacher
    • Instrument instructor
    • Recording artist
    • Studio musician
    • Music teacher
  • Areas of Concentration
  • Whether it’s custom classes, an emphasis, or an option, this degree offers you an even more enhanced and customizable experience in the following areas: