Degree Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Band Studies is a 30 semester credit hour degree program delivered through a concentrated summer residency in Texas, paired with on-line course delivery through SHSU Online.  The program includes interaction with prominent conductors, performers, teachers, and clinicians. It focuses on applicable skills for band directors in a summer-only program, combining an intense study of rehearsal techniques, pedagogy and sequential teaching methodology, score analysis and literature for band.

Learn more about the band studies program.

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 Arts (MA)
Length 30 Credit Hours
Enrollment Summer
Costs Rates Per Semester
Admission Requirements Application Materials

Application Deadlines

  • 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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