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Jazz Studies

Georgia State University

24 months
Duration
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Jazz Studies M.Mu. program from Georgia State University develops competence in jazz performance, improvisation and knowledge of jazz history, develops professional competence in establishing, organizing and maintaining a high school or college-level jazz programs and nurtures the creative talents of students in jazz arranging and composing. 

Overview

The Jazz Studies M.Mu. program offered at Georgia State University provides opportunities for students to participate in quality jazz organizations such as large jazz bands and jazz combos. In addition to the performance groups, a student may supplement his or her playing by participating in some of the academic jazz courses such as jazz improvisation, jazz arranging and jazz pedagogy, etc. 

Careers

  • The graduate programs at the School of Music prepare students for competitive careers in performance, conducting, composition and music education.
  • Highlights include one-on-one lessons and mentorship with an internationally acclaimed faculty, 100% job placement in the field of music education, successful placement in prestigious doctoral programs, the opportunity to network with high-profile artists, scholars and businesses, practical experience from conferences to international music festival participation, artist residencies, as well as assistantships to develop practical skills and garner pedagogical experience.
  • The graduate program leads students to career paths such as solo performance artists, composers, placement in prestigious professional classical, jazz and operatic ensembles, private, K-12, college music educators, scholars and entrepreneurs, among others.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Jazz Arranging 
  • Jazz Theory 
  • Jazz Styles 
  • Jazz Band 
  • Jazz Combo 
  • Jazz Pedagogy 
  • Jazz Program Administration 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcript(s): Upload unofficial copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. The institution logo and your name must be present on the copies. 
  • Official TOEFL/IELT Scores (international applicants only): Institutional code 5251 should be used for reporting TOEFL scores.
  • Personal/Goal Statement
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Writing Sample: Provide a scholarly/research paper on a subject in the field of music of a level of intellectual and critical engagement appropriate to graduate-level work.
  • Letters of recommendation: 2 letters of recommendation are required. Applicants must enter the names and contact information of the 2 recommenders within the application. An electronic recommendation request will be sent to recommenders, and recommendation letters must be submitted via this request.
  • GPA: Students considered for admission into the graduate program generally have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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