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 Department of Music with 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. Michael Stroeher (firstname.lastname@example.org), the Department of Music Graduate Coordinator, for more specific information.
Visit the Application and Audition page for graduate studies.
Download the Marshall University Graduate Catalogue
Graduate Assistantships are available to qualified students. Contact Dr. Michael Stroeher (email@example.com; 304-696-3117), Graduate Studies Coordinator for more information.