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

Increase your technical skills and gain the advanced theoretical knowledge necessary for a career in the conducting field with the Conducting Specialization degree at University of South Dakota. 

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Overview

At the Conducting Specialization degree at University of South Dakota , you will have the option to focus on conducting specifically in the choral or instrumental realm, or take a mixture of both concentrations. This program prepares students for advanced level K–12 ensemble teaching or for doctoral work in various musical areas.

Assistantships 

Gain valuable real-world, professional experience while enjoying paid employment and discounted tuition rates as a graduate student at USD. The affordability you gain through graduate assistantships and fellowships will equip you with valuable, professional-level skills that will set you apart after graduation. 

Teaching and research assistantships are awarded by individual departments. If you do not receive an assistantship within your department, you are eligible for an assistantship outside of your academic program or within support offices (non-academic units) at USD. Further inquiries should be directed to the graduate chair of the department.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forms And Analysis
  • Music Bibliography
  • Advanced Instrumental Conducting
  • Advanced Choral Conducting
  • Public Recital
  • Music Cultures Of The World
  • Medieval And Renaissance Music Literature
  • Baroque 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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