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Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Theory

Bowling Green State University

12 months
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18678 USD/year
18678 USD/year
10688 USD/year
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Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Theory studies at Bowling Green State University help students grow in their exploration of music history, jazz, popular music and world music by studying a range of historical contexts, cultural theory, analytical techniques, styles, sources, and genres.

Overview

The graduate program in Musicology, Ethnomusicology and Theory at Bowling Green State University require seminars in a variety of topics and methodologies, one foreign language, comprehensive exams and a thesis. Qualified students may also take studio lessons and courses in BGSU’s Department of Popular Culture, Ethnic Studies, History, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and elsewhere across campus. 

In addition to BGSU's bands, choirs, orchestra programs, students in both undergraduate and graduate programs also participate in the department's small ensembles that focus on a diverse musical periods and traditions. These include the Afro-Caribbean, Balinese Gamelan, New Music, Early Music, Taiko, and Steel Drum ensembles.

Programme Structure

  • Undergraduate degrees in World Music and Music History & Literature are intended for students who are interested in these academic areas and who wish to prepare themselves for graduate school or work in museums, arts organizations, or other related fields. 
  • Master’s degrees in Music History, Ethnomusicology, and Music Theory allow students to pursue detailed work that prepares them for Ph. D. programs in musicology, ethnomusicology, or music theory. “Dual degrees, combining two of these areas or combining composition or music performance studies with one of these areas, are also possible.”

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official or notarized copies of transcripts from all institutions where degrees were earned (showing dates when the degrees were conferred) and diplomas from international institutions must be submitted. 
  • Standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, PRAXIS, OAE) may be required. 
  • Programs may also require recommendations, a statement of purpose, a resume, and other documents.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9339 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18678 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9339 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5344 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Bowling Green

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.

Funding

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