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Graduate Pathway in Music

University of South Florida

6 months
18100 USD/year
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Enrich the lives of others through the power of music with a Master of Music from the University of South Florida. The Graduate Pathway in Music program of the University of South Florida will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program.


After Graduation

After successfully completing the Graduate Pathway in Music program of the University of South Florida, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

  • Music-M.M.

Programme Structure

Course features:
  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements:

  • 4-year undergraduate degree in Music. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Auditions or interviews are required for acceptance into Chamber Music, Conducting, Electro-Acoustic Music, Performance, Piano Pedagogy and Theory concentrations. Approved portfolios are required for acceptance into Composition and Jazz Composition.

English language requirements:

  • 1 - Semester Pathway - TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176 (169 in all subscores), or Duolingo 105.
  • 2 - Semesters Pathway - TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in all subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 5, Password Test Level 6, IELA 169 (162 in all subscores), or Duolingo 95.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18100 USD per year during 6 months.

Tuition fees can be up to $31,470 depending on the start date and / or programme length.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 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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