Master On Campus


Belmont University

12 months
1300 USD/credit 44200 USD/year
1300 USD/credit 44200 USD/year
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The Master of Music in Composition at Belmont University is designed for students wishing to further develop their skills and knowledge in the area of music composition.


Graduates with a major in Composition at Belmont University pursue careers as professional free-lance composers/ arrangers, serve as adjunct instructors in regional and community colleges, and/or continue study in a doctoral program leading to a university teaching position.

Potential Career Options

  • Composer of original music for orchestras, bands, and choirs
  • Production of original music for film scores
  • University professor in music composition

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Music Research
  • Music History Seminar
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Culminating Proiect/Examinations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant is considered on the total picture the student’s credentials present. Students should have an above average core cumulative grade-point average and rank in the top half of their graduating classes.
  •  A strong correlation between high school grades and test scores is expected. Any college level work is also expected to be at the above average level.
  •  The essays, list of activities, and recommendations are also strongly considered as positive indicators of success at Belmont.
  •  Additional requirements such as portfolios or auditions are considered in conjunction with the academic credentials for those programs which require them. Each application is considered on an individual basis. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1300 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    44200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1300 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Nashville

1183 - 2197 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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