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.


Key Features 

  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Official transcripts sent to the School of Graduate Studies and Research. (Unofficial transcripts may be uploaded into the application portal.)
  • Three letters of recommendation and a personal statement expounding on the applicant’s interest in the field of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    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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