As a student in CSU’s online conducting master’s program, you receive the same education, learn from the same faculty, and earn the same regionally accredited degree as students on campus. Additionally, you can expect:
- An On-Campus Summer Experience: Perfect your podium presence working with local professional choirs, bands, and orchestras, while receiving personal faculty mentorship. Unique to our program, you benefit from ample practice time at the podium, which provides you with immediate feedback from faculty and from the musicians you lead.
- A Focus on Music Education: Refine your conducting techniques and learn to implement music education research, foundational principles, and analysis to enhance your effectiveness as an educator.
- An Applicable Curriculum: We understand that each teaching situation is unique. The projects assigned in our program can be tailored to your personal classroom, allowing you to practice newly learned techniques and gain insightful feedback from instructors.
- Career Enhancement Opportunities: Our master’s program will build your skills to teach band, orchestra, and choir, and may qualify you for salary increases and combined teaching positions with school districts.
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