ARCHIVED 2010-2011 Graduate Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2010-2011 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music (M.M.)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Graduate Programs

Program Admission Requirements

In addition to the Graduate School Admission Requirements , applicants for the M.M. in music must have an undergraduate degree in music, perform an audition in the principal area of applied music, and demonstrate or document piano proficiency. Also required is the General Test of the Graduate Record Examinations and three recommendations from former instructors who are in a position to judge the applicant’s aptitude for graduate study.

Program Description 

The program for the M.M. degree in applied music requires a minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate course work, including:

Performance Courses Hours: 14

 Applied Lessons (8 hours) selected from:

Core Music Courses Program Requirement Hours:1

Electives (9 hours)

9 hours, of which up to 6 hours may be outside the music department, approved by the advisor.


Successful completion of a public lecture/recital (MUS 605) is required of all master’s candidates, as is satisfactory performance on a combined written and oral comprehensive examination. A thesis is optional.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Graduate Programs