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Master
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720 USD/credit
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The Townsend School of Music is nationally recognized for its outstanding faculty, award-winning students, performance ensembles and state-of-the-art facilities. Explore one of the top music schools in Georgia to discover its many programs, performance opportunities and events.

Overview

The Master of Music in Conducting for Choral or Instrumental is designed for exceptional musicians who have completed an undergraduate degree in music and wish to pursue intensive graduate studies in choral or instrumental conducting. 

The degree will assist students who desire to continue their musical preparation at the doctoral level, and will help prepare performers for a professional career in music. Two semesters of residency are required.

Master's candidates who wish to include the designation "With Emphasis in Church Music" to their degree may do so by choosing to use six elective credits in designated church music courses. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Analytical Techniques 
  • Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music
  • Historical Study of Musical Styles and Literature
  • Orchestration/Composition
  • For Choral: Vocal Pedagogy
  • For Instrumental: Applied Lesson

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a completed application along with application fee. 
  • Must submit a minimum of two, but preferably three letters of recommendation for admission.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an ABET accredited program, but applicants will be considered with an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or its equivalent internationally.
  • Submit GRE score on the general section of the test. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 720 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    720 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 720 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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