Master On Campus

Music Performance

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

12 months
17462 USD/year
12134 USD/year
6758 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Music at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a Master of Music degree with concentrations in Music Performance.


The Master of Music Performance program at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga leads to an MM degree with a concentration in Vocal or Instrumental Performance, or in Vocal or Instrumental Conducting. The performance concentration prepares a student for doctoral work. Additionally, the master's degree in performance is often viewed as a terminal degree. 

This places the graduate in a pool of professionals eligible for appointment at colleges and universities. Finally, the degree is a credential for private studio teaching and public performance.

Many graduates of the performance concentration are currently members of the faculties of regional universities, such as the University of North Carolina and private universities such as Lee and Bryan. Others perform regularly with regional professional organizations, have successful teaching studios, or are pursuing doctoral studies at major universities such as the University of Alabama and Florida State University.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Applied Instruction
  • Graduate Ensemble
  • Instrumental or Vocal Music Literature
  • Recital
  • Music History and Literature
  • Seminar in Music History and Research
  • Music Before 1600
  • Music from 1600 to 1750
  • Music from 1725 to 1825
  • Nineteenth- Century Music
  • Twentieth- Century Music
  • Music Theory, Composition, and Analysis
  • Seminar in Music Theory
  • Advanced Analysis
  • Musical Styles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Language Proficiency: Scores must be no more than two years old. Applicants who have received a degree from a U.S. institution in the past two years are exempt from the language proficiency requirement.
  • Financial Documents: Documentation of financial resources sufficient for nine months of study must be received prior to issuance of an I-20.
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Academic Credentials: UTC requires submission of all transcripts and degree certificates earned outside of the U.S.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17462 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8731 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    12134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6067 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6758 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3379 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Chattanooga

912 - 1523 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.

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Updated over a year ago

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