Graduate Division

General Requirements for Master's Degrees

Degrees Offered

The Jacobs School of Music offers the Master of Music degree with majors in music performance, conducting (choral, orchestral, and wind), historical performance, jazz studies, organ and sacred music, composition, computer music composition, music scoring for visual media, and music theory; the Master of Music Education degree; and the Master of Science in Music Education degree. Through the University Graduate School, students may seek the Master of Arts degree with a major in musicology. Master of Music students may elect a second major from those available in the Master of Music degree. Double majors at the master’s level may be considered if all requirements within each major field are met. Students may also complete two master's degrees simultaneously. Combined degrees are available in the Master of Library Science with the Master of Arts in Musicology or the Master of Music in Music Theory.

Academic Bulletins

PDF Version

Click here for the PDF version.

Previous Bulletins

Students are ordinarily subject to the curricular requirements outlined in the Bulletin in effect at the start of their current degree. See below for links to previous Bulletins.