Music, Master | Texas Christian University | Fort Worth, United States
12 months
32220 USD/year
32220 USD/year
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Degree programs  from Texas Christian University, may be pursued in Master of Music with emphasis in performance, pedagogy, musicology, music theory, composition and the Master of Music Education.


Key facts

Join a diverse and connected community dedicated to creating unforgettable performance opportunities and compelling academic experiences in Fort Worth and beyond. Choose from concentrations in brass, church music, music education, music theory/composition, organ, percussion, piano pedagogy, piano, strings, voice and woodwinds. 

The Texas Christian University School of Music will challenge you to grow and excel personally and musically as we prepare you to join the next generation of world-changing teachers, performers, scholars, composers and arts advocates.

At the same time, You’ll be part of the larger TCU community a highly ranked national university providing students with unique intellectual challenges and unlimited opportunities.

Career Prospects

At TCU, you’ll graduate with the skills  collaboration, creativity, organization and leadership  to pursue a successful career inside and outside the arts. Some Music graduates decide to attend law or medical school. Others continue their graduate studies at prestigious universities and conservatories across the country.

Our graduates have gone on to succeed as public and private school teachers, church music directors, freelance musicians, arts administrators, music producers and professional musicians in symphony orchestras, chamber ensembles or opera companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Music for Music Majors
  • Ear Training
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Diction for Singers
  • Instrumentation
  • History of Sacred Music
  • Survey of Opera Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to the MM/MME degree programs, students must possess a Bachelor of Music or its equivalent, with a major in the area of proposed graduate study, including sophomore-level credit in an approved foreign language in the case of prospective majors in musicology, theory, composition, voice, or voice pedagogy. For  admission, the student must have satisfactory undergraduate preparation for the particular degree sought which includes at least a “B” average in all undergraduate work and satisfactory scores on the appropriate tests required by the school/college.
  • Complete the TCU College of Fine Arts Graduate Studies Application.
  • Complete the TCU School of Music Graduate Audition Request Application. An additional $30 application fee is required for this application.
  • CV or résumé. 
  • Three current letters of reference 
  • Audition Video/Recording 

Tuition Fee

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    32220 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32220 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32220 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fort Worth

1071 - 1679 USD /month
Living costs

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


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