The Jazz Studies 30-credit master’s program at Temple University is offered on both a part-time and full-time basis. You’ll focus on career development and entrepreneurial techniques to help you meet your professional objectives after completion of the program.
The internationally renowned Jazz Studies faculty deliver an expansive program blending advanced training in ensemble, jazz performance and studio with rigorous academic coursework vital to the field. You’ll have numerous opportunities to participate in both large and small ensembles, providing a comprehensive performance experience in both solo and ensemble playing. Learn more about opportunities with student ensembles. In addition to the opportunities Jazz Studies students have on campus, Philadelphia is a thriving location for graduates seeking to perform professionally.
There are frequent master classes and guest performances by prominent artists and educators. Recent guests include John Clayton, Jon Faddis, Tia Fuller, Wycliffe Gordon, Fred Hersch, Ingrid Jenson, Joe Lovano and Chris Potter.
Each spring, the Jazz Studies program hosts Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Regional Jazz Festival, during which Jazz Studies faculty lead performances, clinics and master classes for local high school jazz bands.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Business of Music;
- Jazz Major
- Seminar in Jazz Arranging;
- Seminar in Jazz Composition;
- Special Topics in Jazz Pedagogy;
- Theory Seminar;
- Topics in Music History.
- 72 months
- 72 months
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- Research your graduate degree program
- Take a standardized test (GMAT, GRE) (optional)
- Complete online application
- Submit your supporting credentials (Statement of Goals, Transcripts, Standardized Test Scores, Letters of Recommendation, Résumé, Portfolio, Audition or Interview)
- Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.
International1423 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1423 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
National1423 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1423 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
In-State1068 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1068 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
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