Wayne State University

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Graduate Curriculum

The Department of Music offers the following graduate programs:

(Click on links for degree requirements pdf.) 

Master of Music:

 

Composition and Theory: Curriculum guide for 2012-14 Bulletin; 2010-12 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

Conducting: Curriculum guide for 2012-14 Bulletin; 2010-12 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

Instrumental Performance: Curriculum guide for 2012-14 Bulletin; 2010-12 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

Jazz Performance: Curriculum guide for 2012-14 Bulletin; 2010-12 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

Music Education: Curriculum guide for 2010-2012 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

Vocal Performance: Curriculum guide for 2012-14 Bulletin;  2010-12 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

Master of Arts:

Master of Arts in Music: Curriculum guide for 2012-14 Bulletin; 2010-12 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

Graduate Certificate:

Orchestral Studies: Curriculum guide for 2012-14 Bulletin; 2010-12 Bulletin; 2008-10 Bulletin; 2006-08 Bulletin

General Information and Forms

For all new graduate students entering MA or MMus programs in Winter 2015:

Graduate Diagnostic Examinations will be administered on Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Theory exam: 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm; History exam: 2:15 pm to 3:45 pm. Incoming graduate students will only be allowed to register for selected graduate courses if they do not pass the exams.

Please contact the main office (313) 577-1795 to register.

Master's Degree Plan of Work

All WSU Master's students must complete and submit a Plan of Work no later than the completion of twelve (12) graduate credit hours. Download, complete and print the Plan of Work form.  After completing the form, it must be approved by the student's program advisor and the Department's Graduate Officer.

Music Course Rotations (Fall 2012-Winter 2016)

Graduate Student Handbook

Current Graduate Bulletin

Guide to Writing Program Notes

Program notes information for students planning a graduate recital.