Music, Master | Southwestern Oklahoma State University | Weatherford, United States
24 months
14202 USD/year
14202 USD/year
7530 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Music degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University may be completed in three summers plus three online courses taken during the school year.  See the Graduate Course Offering Schedule below to plan a three-summer degree.


Candidates for the Master of Music degree must complete a minimum of 32 hours of approved course work and maintain a minimum graduate grade point average of 3.0. Only applied music grades of “A” or “B” will count toward requirements for the degree.  

The student must remove all deficiencies identified by admission examinations. The deficiencies may be removed by satisfactorily completing additional coursework in deficiency areas as directed by the Graduate Committee.

The programme

All candidates for the Master of Music degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University must pass written and oral comprehensive exams. Performance majors must present at least one public recital. The recital content and length must be approved by the Graduate Committee.

The Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Music with approval of the chair and advisement of the faculty, shall appoint for each student a Graduate Committee of not fewer than three faculty members from the Music Department. Members of the committee should represent the various areas of applied music, music theory, music history, and music education. The committee will review the candidate’s advisory examinations, construct and approve a final form of the program, and administer the final comprehensive examination.

Programme Structure

    Courses include:
  • Music Program Administration 
  • Advanced Vocal Methods 
  • Advanced Conducting 
  • Music Education 
  • Music of the Baroque 
  • Music of the Classic Era 
  • Music of the Romantic Era 
  • Music of the Twentieth Century 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to rate the applicant’s academic aptitude and motivation. 
  • Advisory exams, administered by the department in music history and music theory, to be completed during the first period of enrollment. 
  • For performance majors: An entrance audition of 30 minutes length representing a variety of styles and composers. 
  • For music education majors: A brief performance audition in the major applied area. 
  • A bachelor’s degree in music, music education, music performance or the equivalency from a NASM accredited institution. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14202 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    14202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14202 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7530 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Weatherford

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Southwestern Oklahoma State University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!