Music MM Distance Program
NEW! Online! Master of Music Composition or Performance
Earn an MM in Music Composition or Performance
Musicians from around the world can now advance their professional careers with a new, fully online Master of Music at the University of Idaho. Achieve your professional goals with the only online Master of Music in Composition or Performance in Idaho, through the Lionel Hampton School of Music. This unique program provides a supportive, flexible educational experience designed for music professionals. Work closely with prominent performers, professors, composers and scholars in an innovative and collaborative environment.
Two Master of Music Degrees Offered Fully Online
Earn your MM of Composition or Performance from the comfort of your home.
Skip the out-of-state tuition! All full-time online students (from anywhere in the U.S.) pay in-state tuition.
Millions of Digital Assets
Expand your knowledge with our library of digital resources to support your scholarly endeavors.
Personal and Professional Mentorship
Grow and nurture valuable relationships within the music world.
A Program You Can Trust
The Lionel Hampton School of Music is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
A Competitive Career Advantage
A Master’s degree opens doors to more professional and economic opportunities.
About the Online Master of Music (MM)
The online Master of Music (MM) in either performance or composition is designed for prospective students that have at least three years post-undergraduate experience in their field.
Several online/asynchronous courses (including required courses in MUSX511 Bibliography and Research and MUSC521 Musical Analysis) will begin with the Fall 2023 Semester. The majority of the coursework is online/synchronous with the on-campus course schedule. Full course catalogue available here.
Please refer here for the LHSOM Graduate Student Handbook.
For reference, please refer here for technical requirements for the online MM degree.
Tuition rates for the online MM program at the Lionel Hampton School of Music are set at the in-state graduate tuition rate for the University of Idaho for 9-20 credit hours/semester. Please refer here for tuition information.
Application for the Spring 2024 semester will open at the beginning of the Fall 2023 semester.