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Suzuki Pedagogy, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NY,
The Suzuki pedagogy programs in the Ithaca College School of Music are designed to produce excellent performers as well as excellent teachers. Our Suzuki pedagogy degree program is open to candidates whose major performance area is violin or viola.  

About

There is a two-year residency requirement, and you must attend the Suzuki Teacher Institute during the summer between the two years of residency. All Suzuki course work, as well as the master's degree, is registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Suzuki Seminar I
  • Suzuki Seminar II
  • Summer Suzuki Practicum
  • Suzuki Practicum I
  • Suzuki Practicum II
  • Bibliography and Research in Music
  • Performance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • There is a non-refundable fee of $40 for the graduate application. A link for paying the fee will appear after you submit your application in myIthaca.
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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    868 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 868 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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