School of Music
School of Music Graduate ProgramThe School of Music offers the Master of Music degree. Students may specialize in Music Education, Performance (Instrumental, Vocal, Piano, and Organ), Piano Pedagogy, Conducting (Choral and Instrumental), Music Composition, Musicology, and Jazz Studies (Performance and Composition). The School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. Objectives of the Graduate Music Program:
- To prepare students for further graduate study at the doctoral level and/or careers in performance and teaching
- To challenge students to increase their knowledge of theory, history and aesthetics of music and to provide appropriate opportunities for them to develop a high level of cognitive musical and creative skills.
- To equip students with analytical, conceptual, historical, technical and artistic skills to be successful in their chosen field.
It is available in PDF format or Word Document format. Graduate Assistantships A number of graduate assistantships are available each year to qualified applicants. Music graduate assistantships provide the student with a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend in return for 13-20 hours per week of work in the department. Graduate assistants have the opportunity to work closely with faculty in teaching, performance, and the directing and administration of performing ensembles. Further information appears in the Graduate Handbook. Important Links — Useful downloadable links for Graduate Program