Applicants must apply and be admitted by both the Graduate School and the School of Music, Theatre and Dance to begin this degree program.
You are required to complete a summer residency program on campus each summer and 15 online graduate-level credits. During your final semester of coursework, you must successfully complete a written and oral examination before the master's degree is awarded.
Through this graduate degree, you will take a variety of courses that cover topics such as pedagogy and folk song literature, folk song analysis and retrieval, conducting, Solfège/musicianship, and choir.
You may be required to take additional coursework as determined by diagnostic examinations and/or your graduate advisor.