Graduate Studies in Music

The application for entry in fall 2017 can be found here. Applications will be accepted through January 5, 2017.

The Music Department offers three graduate degree programs:

The Master of Arts (MA) in Music with an emphasis in composition, ethnomusicology, or performance practice (including conducting).

The Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) in Music Composition with tracks in computer-assisted (algorithmic) composition or world music composition.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Music with an emphasis in cross-cultural and interdisciplinary studies.


For information on applying to our programs, please use the link to the left.

Graduate Program Coordinator
(831) 459-3199
Monday–Friday, 10:00 AM-4:30 PM.