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Music

Degrees and Certificates Offered

Offered by School of Music:

  • Master of Music (MM) specializing in Collaborative Piano, Composition, Conducting, Music Education, Music Theory, Performance or Piano Pedagogy
  • Master of Arts (MA) specializing in Musicology
  • Graduate Certificate in Jazz Studies or Music Entrepreneurship

Offered by College of Education:

Degrees related to music education (EdSp and PhD) are offered by the Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum in the College of Education in conjunction with the School of Music. These degrees include:

  • Educational Specialist (EdSp) in Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum with emphasis in Music Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum with emphasis in Music Education

Application and Admission Information

Detailed admission information may be found at http://music.missouri.edu/grad/graduate-program?q=grad/steps-applying. Music applicants must complete the Graduate Studies online application;

Prospective MM and MA-Musicology students may contact the associate director to request information about the prerequisites and graduation requirements for specific academic areas, and assistantships or other financial aid.

Prospective students in music education (MM, EdSp and PhD) should contact the director of music education.

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test TypeTotal ScoreReadingListeningSpeakingWriting
TOEFL Internet -based8017171717
TOEFL Paper-based5505252N/A52
IELTS Academic6.56666