Graduate Division

Curricula for Graduate Degrees

Wind Conducting

Doctor of Music in Wind Conducting

Admission Requirements

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


36 credit hours

  • G679 Doctoral Advanced Wind Conducting (3-3-3-3 cr.)
  • G802 Doctoral Wind Conducting Performance (3 cr.)
  • M570 Historical Development of Wind Groups and Literature (3 cr.)
  • M679 Doctoral Seminar in Wind Literature (3-3-3-3 cr.)
  • 3 credit hours selected from courses in band arranging; college music teaching; choral, orchestral, or new music conducting; marching band techniques; orchestration; or other area approved by the chair of the Band/Wind Conducting department
  • M620 Doctoral Final Project (3 cr.)
Minor and Other Required Credits

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

Major Ensemble

2 credit hours each semester until coursework is complete; assignment determined by the department.

Tool Subject

M539 Introduction to Music Bibliography (2 cr.)

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.