12 months
1553 USD/credit 46590 USD/year
1553 USD/credit 46590 USD/year
1171 USD/credit 35130 USD/year
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Expand on your musical achievements or gain advanced skills to teach in the performing arts with a Master of Music in Performance in Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance.


The Performance program at Temple University offers an in-depth study of the history and theory of music and performance across 17 specialized concentrations.Students in this degree program receive individual instruction from Boyer’s award-winning faculty, comprising members of the The Philadelphia Orchestra and major metropolitan performing organizations, as well as artists who have performed as soloists or with ensembles from the around the world. Faculty members have performed with the:

  • Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia,
  • Delaware Symphony Orchestra,
  • Opera Philadelphia and  
  • Pennsylvania Ballet.

Future Career

Through this connection, there are opportunities for students to learn directly from top international artists in real-world environments.

The program prepares musicians for either professional activity or doctoral study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Voice Major
  • Opera Workshop
  • Voice Major
  • Vocal Literature: Renaissance and Baroque
  • Vocal Literature: Classical/Bel Canto
  • Vocal Literature: German Romantic
  • Vocal Literature: French Romantic

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Statement of Goals: Include your special interests within the discipline and expectations for the program.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Audition
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1553 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1553 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    35130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1171 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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.

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