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Music, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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The David L. Walters Department of Music at Jacksonville State University seeks to provide professional training and promote scholarship among students in the discipline of music.  Course offerings lead to the Master of Arts in Music with either a Music Education or General Music Concentration.

About

Students choose between an instrumental or vocal/choral program of study, and engage in activities that nourish both broad and specific educational needs. With a flexible course schedule that provides both evening and summer classes, the JSU Music Department makes a commitment to serve the regional educational community, and helps foster and preserve a high level of musical instruction.  A fully-accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the music department offers graduate instruction by highly-qualified faculty members with significant professional experience.  Small classes and many opportunities for one-on-one instruction create a comfortable and stimulating educational environment.

Programme Structure

Music Concentration:

  • Instrumental with no thesis
  • Instrumental with thesis
  • Vocal/Choral with no thesis
  • Vocal/Choral with thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

  • Application form and application fee of $35.00.
  • Minimum GPA varies depending on the program.
  • Detailed course description and/or syllabus for each courses/subjects completed in Bachelor's degree program when needed by the concerned graduate department.
  • Copy of passport.
  • Copy of financial document (financial statement and letter) stating a balance of at least $30,500.
  • GRE/GMAT/MAT as required by the program.
  • If you are a transfer from another U.S. institution, contact your International Student Advisor and submit a Transfer Clearance form.
  • Proof of English Proficiency score.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    764 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 764 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    764 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 764 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    382 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 382 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Jacksonville

  • 850 - 1300 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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