Degree Program Overview

The Master of Music is specifically designed to develop the musician, scholar, therapist, and educator for a professional career in music. This degree is offered with tracks in the following areas: Performance, Choral and Wind Conducting, Collaborative Piano/Chamber Music, Composition, Music Therapy, and Musicology. All degrees require a final graduate recital, project or thesis.

Music Therapy is one of the fastest growing and most sought-after special disciplines in music. Highly trained and skilled music therapists are in great demand nationally with career options ranging from infant care to hospice. The Music Therapy program is approved by the American Music Therapy Association.

The School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Music Tracks

The Master of Music degree is earned through completing the curriculum of one of the following specific tracks:

  • Instrumental Performance
  • Vocal Performance
  • Piano Performance
  • Collaborative Piano/Chamber Music
  • Conducting
  • Composition
  • Musicology
  • Music Therapy
  • Music Therapy Equivalency

Learn more about your track's curriculum.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Master of Music (MM)
Length 30 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15

Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.

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