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Jazz Pedagogy

West Virginia University

24 months
24840 USD/year
24840 USD/year
8820 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Jazz Pedagogy program from West Virginia University is designed to prepare students for independent jazz teaching, public school teaching, college or university studio or group teaching, ensemble coaching and the teaching of jazz improvisation and pedagogy at the college of university level.


Program Highlights

Applicants of this Jazz Pedagogy program at West Virginia University are required to sight-read both musical notation and chord changes. Applicants should be prepared to play common jazz scale forms and improvise in a number of jazz and contemporary styles. In addition, applicants may choose additional music that best reflects their technical ability, overall musicianship, and musical interests. The applicant should demonstrate their versatility and creativity.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Live Music Production
  • Keyboard Performance and Pedagogy
  • Survey of Orchestral Music
  • Survey of Vocal Music
  • Jazz Performance and Pedagogy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Supplemental Application / Portfolio

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12420 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12420 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4410 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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