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Texas A&M University–Commerce

Master
12 months
Duration
1056 USD/credit
1056 USD/credit
634 USD/credit
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About

The Department of Music offers the Master of Music degree with three areas of emphasis:  Performance, Music Education and Piano Pedagogy. 

Overview

The Master of Music with an Emphasis in Music Education focuses on teacher training for the private studio and the elementary and secondary school levels.  Graduate students with an Emphasis in Music Education take required courses in the Graduate Music Core (music history, music theory, scholarship, and aesthetics) and their respective area of interest in music education (applied study, elementary and secondary music education methods, and literature).  In addition, they complete a final project in music education.  Prospective graduate students must audition (performance or teaching demonstration) for admission and complete diagnostic examinations-they need not take the Graduate Record Exam. The Master of Music with an Emphasis in Performance develops specific music skills and abilities to a high degree in the fields of instrumental, keyboard, and vocal performance and conducting.  Graduate students with an Emphasis in Performance take required courses in the Graduate Music Core (music history, music theory, scholarship, and aesthetics) and their respective performance area (applied study, pedagogy, and literature). In addition, they perform or conduct two recitals.  Prospective graduate students must audition (performance or teaching demonstration) for admission and complete diagnostic examinations-they need not take the Graduate Record Exam.  

Programme Structure

  • Intro to Graduate Music
  • Advanced Theory
  • Music of the Basque Era
  • Music of the Classic Era
  • Music of the Romantic Era
  • Music of the 20th Century 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Domestic student applications are accepted throughout the year. International student applications deadline for fall is June 1.

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.
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

  • All official transcripts - Bachelor's degree, including all transcripts used towards bachelor's degree.  Any master's degree transcript or transcripts with graduate coursework (if applicable).
  • Writing Sample
  • Audition for Performance Emphasis or Interview for Education Emphasis

International Students:
  • Bank Statement from the sponsor, must reflect a balance of at least $26,024.82 USD (must be less than 1 year old)
  • Official sponsor statement
  • Official transcripts (with a copy of the provisional certificate or diploma)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1056 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1056 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1056 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1056 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    634 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 634 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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