Music—MA, MMUS

The Master of Arts in music is designed for students ready for a lifetime of professional service in the area of music. The Master of Music is designed for students ready to advance their knowledge and experience in the areas of music education, music ministry, performance or conducting. Both master’s programs combine classroom studies, in-the-field experience, and academic research; and will prepare students to become professional musicians.

PROGRAM LENGTH

32–35 credits depending on the emphasis selected. Typical completion for a full-time student is two years.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.

  • Fall (August–December): July 15
  • Spring (January–May): November 15
  • Summer Session 1 (May–June): April 1
  • Summer Session 2 (June–July): May 1
  • Summer Session 3 (July–August): June 1

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

  • Our outstanding faculty is made up of a truly international faculty representing eight countries and four continents.
  • Students enjoy the privilege of performing at one of the most modern performance facilities in southwest Michigan.
  • Students have access to a comprehensive music library with over 20,000 books, scores and recordings, and a state of art music technology lab.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) in an area appropriate to the major from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.6 (applicants with lower GPA may be admitted upon consideration of the composite profile).
  • Two Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors and employers.
  • Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
  • Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.
  • Application to Department of Music: includes audition and music history/theory entrance exams.

For more information please visit the Admissions page.

 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We are an international campus with a significant representation of international students. To learn more, please visit our International students page.

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FINANCES

To learn about tuition costs and scholarship opportunities please visit Student Financial Services.

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU

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ENROLLMENT & ADMISSION

Phone: 855-428-4723 or 269-471-6321
Email: graduate@andrews.edu

MUSIC PROGRAM

Phone: 269-471-3555
Email: music@andrews.edu