Master of Arts in Music (GF20)

Smith Music Hall 307 (map)
Interim Director
Dr. Wendell Dobbs
Smith Music Hall 207
Graduate Studies Coordinator
Dr. Stephen Lawson
Smith Music Hall 303

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