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Truman State University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
28792 USD/year
16365 USD/year
9451 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Truman State University has achieved recognition as one of the nation’s most notable public universities. Our student body is a selective one, helping to ensure a quality learning environment.

Overview

At Truman, you are treated as an individual, and personal quality time with our professors is assured. Our outstanding vocal and instrumental ensembles are available on a regular basis to graduate conducting students, and opportunities to perform abound. Graduate composers will find musicians are readily available to perform their works.

We offer the Master of Arts degree in:

  • Conducting: Vocal Emphasis
  • Conducting: Instrumental Emphasis
  • Instrumental Performance (Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Strings)
  • Music History/Research
  • Piano Performance
  • Theory/Composition
  • Vocal Performance

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Contemporary Music
  • Directed Readings Music 
  • Private Study in Composition
  • Composition 
  • Comprehensive Musicianship 
  • Graduate Conducting 
  • Advanced Instrumental Conducting: Band 
  • Advanced Choral Conducting 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and $40 fee
  • Personal statement/interests (uploaded in online application)
  • Official GRE test scores (sent directly to Graduate Office)
  • Three letters of recommendation (Submit recommender’s information in online application)
  • Transcripts  from all colleges and universities from which you earned college credit, including high school dual credit (Truman applicants do not need to submit Truman transcripts)
  • Audition and/or interview
  • Graduate Teaching Research Assistant (GTRA) application (optional -available as part of online application)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28792 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16365 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16365 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    9451 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9451 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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