MA Composition Degree
MA History and Literature Degree Thesis
MA History and Literautre Degree Non Thesis
MA Music Education Degree Non Thesis
MA Music Education Degree Thesis
MA Music Performance Degree
MA in Jazz Studies Degree
The Master of Arts in Music degree offers graduate students the option of studying Music Education, Music History and Literature, Music Performance or Composition as areas of emphasis. Music Education and History have thesis and non-thesis options.
In addition, applicants must:
- Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a major in music or the equivalent.
- Submit an application to the School of Music using this form.
- Have an interview with the Department Chair, Graduate Coordinator, and other graduate faculty.
- Have an audition on the major instrument (Performance) or a portfolio of previous academic work and/or professional work (Composition, Music Education, Music History).
Potential graduate students should contact Dr. Stephen Lawson (firstname.lastname@example.org), the School of Music Graduate Coordinator, for more specific information.
Download the Marshall University Graduate Catalogue.
Graduate Assistantships are available to qualified students. Contact Dr. Stephen Lawson (email@example.com; 304-696-3117), Graduate Studies Coordinator for more information.