Master in Music (MA)
In this program, you’ll have access to current music technology, well-equipped classrooms and recording studios to enhance your learning. UCM offers the traditional Master of Arts in music degree, with emphases in:
- History and Literature
- Music Education
- Piano Pedagogy
- Theory and Composition
Students may also complete an MA degree during three summer sessions (with additional online coursework), with emphases in:
- Music Education (conducting emphasis for music educators).
About this program
This program has a minimum graduate credit hour total of 32 hours. You must have completed, or be in the act of completing, a bachelors degree from an accredited institution before you can apply for entrance into UCM’s graduate program.
The Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
Graduate students in music may apply for assistantships in both the music department and in those areas of the university where assistantships do not require specialized knowledge. The student may request an application for an assistantship from the Graduate Office.
Assistantships include both a fee waiver for graduate courses taken for credit and a stipend of $7,500 for the academic year.
Students should submit their application for an assistantship in music by March 1 if they intend to begin graduate study the following August. Assistantships are announced by April 15 for the coming academic year.
There are numerous scholarship and financial assistance opportunities available in this program.
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