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Music, M.M.

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A minimum of 30 semester hours of graduate credit (33 for the MM in Music Theory) is required to complete the degree. Up to six hours of graduate credit may be transferred from another institution if such credit satisfies required or elective courses at LSU and is approved by the Area Coordinator of the course area. The master’s degree must be completed within five years.

Programme Structure

The Master of Music degree at LSU is offered in the following areas:

  • Collaborative keyboard
  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Jazz studies
  • Music education
  • Music theory
  • Musicology
  • Performance
  • Piano pedagogy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

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    79

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    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

Admission to this degree program is by audition only. Requirements and procedures vary from area to area; you are encouraged to check with the Director of Graduate Studies for the specific requirements of your instrument or voice type. Taped auditions are possible; however a live audition is preferable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29000 USD/year
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  • National

    28868 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11953 USD/year
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Living costs for Baton Rouge

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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