Master of Music

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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 also offers a Master of Arts in Band Conducting through both traditional on campus classes and distance learning through the American Band College. The MA in Band Conducting is an advanced practitioner-based degree designed for Band Directors teaching at the secondary level.

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



Program Breakdown
Degree Type

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Choral Conducting

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Collaborative Piano/Chamber Music

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Composition

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Instrumental Conducting

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Instrumental Performance

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Music Therapy

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Musicology

Master of Music (M.M.) - Emphasis on Piano Performance

Master of Music (M.M) - Emphasis on Vocal Performance

Length 30 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
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