Master of Arts in Music (GF20)

Smith Music Hall 307 (map)

Graduate Studies Coordinator
Dr. Michael Stroeher
Smith Music Hall 307
304.696.3109 Areas of Emphasis Offered: Music Composition | Music Education | Music History/Literature | Music Performance

Certificates: None.

Curriculum: 32-36 credit hours.

Normal time to complete for full-time student: 2 years.

Program Highlights

The program will  prepare students for careers in performance, education, and other music related fields who will make a positive impact on their artistic discipline and on schools and communities. Additionally, the Department will provide enriching experiences for those who will continue their musical activities as an avocation; and to cultivate within the region an increased awareness of the educational, cultural, and aesthetic aspects of music

Program Objectives
The program is committed to these goals: o provide a nurturing environment for musical, academic and personal growth; to educate students to think critically, work creatively, communicate effectively, and become technologically literate; to function as a visible, responsible and responsive student-centered department dedicated to academic excellence; o maintain a faculty of musicians/teachers who, through dedication to excellence, sound pedagogy and effective communication skills, present models that inspire students to achieve their full potential; to meet educational, research, and service needs of the region through collaboration with academic and technical institutions, businesses, government agencies, and cultural organizations; to contribute to the cultural life of the university and community by providing concerts, recitals, festivals, joint musical ventures and other services; o provide leadership within the university and the region in all matters pertaining to music.

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Application deadline for AdmissionFall enrollment: August 1; Spring enrollment: December 1; Summer enrollment: May 1

Audition required: contact Graduate Studies Coordinator for information.

Program locationHuntington