12 months
Duration
654 USD/credit 19620 USD/year
654 USD/credit 19620 USD/year
340 USD/credit 10200 USD/year
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About

Be heard. Choose your path and earn your advanced degree with the Collaborative Piano program from University of South Dakota.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Let your passion become your career. The Collaborative Piano program from University of South Dakota  offers you affordability and flexibility with several specialization choices and multiple thesis/non-thesis tracks to customize your plan of study. USD offers the only master's of music degrees in the state, and our program has been accredited though NASM since 1956 and and by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.

We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to become a professional musician, whether you work as a performer, educator, scholar or a lifelong learner. We award over $240,000 each year in scholarships and opportunities for graduate assistantships, musical development, leadership growth and personal enrichment through mentored performances, classroom study, individual instruction and guided research. 

National Music Museum

You have the opportunity to learn from and explore the National Music Museum on campus. Founded in 1973, the National Music Museum and Center for Study of the History of Musical Instruments is one of the great institutions of its kind and is home to the largest collection of historical musical instruments in the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Form and Analysis 
  • Music Bibliography 
  • Music Cultures of the World 
  • Medieval and Renaissance Music Literature
  • Baroque Music Literature 
  • Classical and Romantic Music Literature 
  • Twentieth-Century Music Literature 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official Transcripts - One official transcript (in English or with translation) verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree or equivalent degree from an institution with regional accreditation and previous graduate credit and degrees must accompany an application.
  • Official Admission Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Purpose
  • You will need to submit a resume with your application.
  • Passport 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    19620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 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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