Piano Pedagogy

Butler University

Master On Campus
24 months
610 USD/credit
610 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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With a variety of degree options, including the opportunity for a dual Piano Pedagogy Master's degree, and competitive tuition rates, you are sure to find a home at the Butler University School of Music. 


The programme 

  • The Piano Pedagogy graduate students at the Butler University perform in some of the best concert halls in the city located right on campus, study with world-renowned faculty, gain professional teaching experience through the Butler Community Arts School, and enjoy the endless musical and cultural activities Indianapolis has to offer.
  • Graduates of our program go on to prestigious employers and doctoral programs across the country with recent placements in the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University- Bloomington, the Los Angeles Opera, Princeton University, Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, Rice University, Eastman School of Music, and more.

Programme Structure

These courses include:
  • Piano Major
  • Recital
  • Piano Pedagogy Workshop Presentation
  • Piano Teaching Internship
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Piano Literature
  • Research in Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Butler Application, including the JCA Music Graduate Supplement.
  • Submit three letters of recommendation. Recommenders should comment on the applicant's musical and academic abilities. Letters may be submitted via the Application for Graduate Admission (preferred) or emailed to
  • Submit any required Pre-screening materials, see requirements below.
  • Schedule an interview and/or audition. 
  • International applicants must additionally submit the following:

  • TOEFL scores or equivalent proof of English proficiency
  • A clear copy of your passport
  • Evidence of financial support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 610 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    610 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 610 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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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Piano Pedagogy
Butler University