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Ithaca College

24 months
919 USD/credit 16542 USD/year
919 USD/credit 16542 USD/year
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This Conducting degree program from Ithaca College offers professional training in the four major conducting areas: choral, opera and musical theater, orchestral, and wind. Major-field coursework includes both applied conducting and two literature courses in your major and minor conducting areas. Each student must conduct a complete recital in the major area.


As a graduate Conducting student at Ithaca College you will have the opportunity to work directly with major professors and to conduct the premier ensembles. In addition to studying with a major-area professor, you will have the option of studying privately with a professor in a secondary conducting areas. Please note that this program carries a two-year residency requirement.


Graduates of our program continue their studies in prestigious doctoral programs or are employed by professional ensembles. They also become teachers in public and private schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conducting
  • Recital
  • Bibliography and Research in Music
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Advanced Aural Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must submit the online Graduate Application and $40 application fee. Assistantship applicants must indicate their intentions on the online application.
  • Personal Statements
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Musical Résumé
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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 919 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 919 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
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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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