Master On Campus


Norfolk State University

12 months
25502 USD/year
25502 USD/year
12690 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Music program at Norfolk State University offers concentrations in music education, performance, and theory-composition, each of which requires a minimum of thirty credit hours and terminal options. A required number of core courses are common to all three concentrations.


The main purpose of the Master of Music program at Norfolk State University is to enable its graduates to perform at levels of competence and responsibility equal to the technical and artistic demands of specialist or leadership roles as they are defined within the professional discipline.

The program aims to do the following:

  • Encompass related areas of study
  • Provide for the attainment of proficiencies requisite to career advancement, and to further professional study.
Total Credits: Music Education: 33Performance: 32 (Brasswinds, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, Voice, Woodwinds)Theory: 33 (Composition)

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Music Research
  • Contemporary Music
  • Piano Literature
  • History and Philosophy of Music Education
  • Current Trends in Music Education
  • Administration and Supervision in Music Education
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Ensemble
  • Contemporary Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Before applying, applicants should read How to Apply in detail. Applicants can apply online. 
  • If you choose to apply online, please mail supplemental documents addressed to the appropriate office.
  • University level proficiency in English is required at Norfolk State University. All applicants whose native language is not English (including non-matriculating students) must submit proof of English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25502 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25502 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25502 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12690 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 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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