Music - History and Literature, Master | University of Northern Colorado | Greeley, United States
12 months
1217 USD/credit 36510 USD/year
1217 USD/credit 36510 USD/year
649 USD/credit 19470 USD/year
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Build a superior foundation for doctoral studies or secondary teaching with the Music - History and Literature program from University of Northern Colorado.


Our Music - History and Literature program from University of Northern Colorado offers exceptional preparation for doctoral studies and high-school teaching positions. You’ll work with UNC’s internationally recognized faculty in music history and literature, which includes the current editor of the Journal of Musicological Research. Our faculty excel as teachers, colleagues, and mentors, providing you with academic and professional guidance that really helps your career.

UNC brings together extraordinary young performers, scholars, and educators in an exhilarating musical environment. You’ll have opportunities to integrate your research with performing, composing and conducting. Gain the skills and experience you need to create the future you want.

Your Future in Music History

UNC’s M.M. in Music History program provides you with excellent preparation for doctoral studies. Our alumni have a strong record of admission to outstanding doctoral programs. Recent graduates have gone on to fully funded doctoral positions at the University of Colorado, Washington University in St. Louis, Cincinnati College-Conservatory at the University of Cincinnati, and Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Collaborative Piano
  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Instrumental Performance
  • Jazz Studies
  • Music Education
  • Music History and Literature
  • Music Theory
  • Vocal Performance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university or a comparable degree from a foreign institution.
  • Answer the application questions.
  • Send your requests for letters of recommendation.
  • Request three (3) academic or professional letters of recommendation from those who can attest to your musical and academic potential and abilities. You will be asked to supply information for your recommenders in the application.
  • Video, recordings or links may need to be uploaded depending on your program and instrument/area while completing the application. 
  • Submit the application and pay the non-refundable application fee. 
  • Domestic Students: $50 non-refundable application fee
  • International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1217 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    36510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1217 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 649 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Greeley

950 - 1350 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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