A scholarly stepping stone.
With a focus on music history, this intensive program is designed specifically for
students who want to take their next steps in their career as a music educator or
In this program, you will build the foundation required for a doctoral degree in music.
You will engage in the advanced study of music history, theory and literature. You will
also develop your research and writing skills with mentorship from a first-class faculty
of accomplished scholars of composition, music theory, music education, pedagogy,
musicology, performance and more.
Students in this program complete a thesis.