Graduate Division

Curricula for Graduate Degrees

Orchestral Conducting

Doctor of Music in Orchestral Conducting

Admission Requirements

Master’s degree in orchestral conducting or its demonstrated equivalent. For additional information, see "Admission Requirements" in the Graduate Division section of this bulletin.


36 credit hours

  • G671 Doctoral Advanced Orchestral Conducting (3-3-3-3-3-3 cr.)
  • G801 Doctoral Orchestral Conducting Performance (2-2 cr.)
  • M671-M672-M673-M674 Doctoral Seminar in Symphonic Literature 1-2-3-4 (3-3-3-3 cr.)
  • M620 Doctoral Final Project (2 cr.)
Minor and Other Required Credits

24 credit hours. See “Structure of Doctoral Curricula” under General Requirements for Doctoral Degrees in this bulletin.

Tool Subject

M539 Introduction to Music Bibliography (2 cr.)

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