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Morehead State University

12 months
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570 USD/credit
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Morehead State University offers two Master of Music concentrations: Music Education and Performance. 

Overview

The concentration in Music education at the Morehead State University provides a curriculum that allows for a significant amount of study in voice, brasswinds, woodwinds, percussion, orchestral strings, keyboard instruments, guitar, Kodály, jazz, or instrumental and choral conducting with additional opportunities to study music history and literature, and music education. 

With the unique combination of online courses and face-to-face summer courses, this degree may be completed in three years, without having to take leave from teaching duties.

The concentration in performance is centered around a specialization in voice, brasswinds, woodwinds, percussion, orchestral strings, keyboard instruments, guitar, jazz, or instrumental and choral conducting.

Career Opportunities

  • Career activities for music professionals are widely varied and often intertwined.  Most practitioners of this art form have a combination of facets to their professional activities.
  • MSU's Career Services offers career planning, interview and resume preparation assistance, internship placement, and services to help you find a job after you graduate. 

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Form and Analysis
  • Graduate Music History Survey
  • Research Methods and Materials
  • Studies in Musical Style
  • Seminar in Music History
  • Foundations of Music Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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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).
5.5
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in music from an accredited institution or its equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate music courses above the freshman level
  • General admission to graduate study at Morehead State
  • Completion of the Graduate Music Entrance Examination in music history/literature and music theory (analysis) is required. The music entrance examination must be completed prior to the first semester of enrollment and is administered at the start of the Fall, Spring and Summer I semesters by the coordinator of graduate studies in music.
  • Successful completion of an audition for the appropriate music faculty is required for admission to the performance concentration. When a live audition is not possible, an audition via Skype or other live video conferencing medium will be arranged.
  • Prior to enrollment in graduate-level music education courses, graduate students pursuing the Master of Music Concentration in Music Education must have earned a bachelor's degree in music education from an accredited institution or must enroll in the Post-Baccalaureate Integrated Music P-12 Initial Certification Program and complete the education and music education course requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    570 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 570 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Morehead

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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