Graduate Certificate in Music Performance


The Graduate Certificate in Music Performance requires a minimum of 12 credit hours of graduate-level coursework completed in 1 year of study, distributed into the categories listed below. Selections must be approved by the area coordinator for your area of interest.

*International Graduate Students - F-1 international graduate students must maintain enrollment of 9 credit hours per semester until their final semester of enrollment. Elective courses in the School of Music or courses in the AEC may be taken to reach this enrollment.  Students enrolling in a combination of AEC and music courses will be issued a “pathway” I-20 instead of a Certificate I-20.

Contact Information

A list of all course offerings can be found on the Schedule of Classes.

Graduate Certificate in Music Performance Program Guide

Artist Certificate Recital (1 hours)

799 Course (1 credit hours per term specific to student's area of interest)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                   7991  

Large Ensemble (2 hours)

BAND/ORCH/CHOR (1 credit hours per term specific to student's area of interest)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                   1  
                 1  

Electives (1 hours)

MUS 800: Community Outreach Performance Project

Elective in SOM specific to student's area

CourseHrsTermGrade
                   1  

Studio Instruction (2 hours)

711 Course (3 credit hours per term specific to student's area of interest)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                  711     3  

Other Instruction (2 hours)

CHAM/JAZZ Combo/ACMP/VOIC 820 (Vocal Coaching)

CourseHrsTermGrade
                  1  
 1  

AEC Course (3 hours)

1st semester required enrollment for international students (only required if TOEFL score is between 65-80)

CourseHrsTermGrade
 3  

Graduation Requirements

CheckRequirement
 12 Total Graduate Credit Hours
 3.0 Cumulative Graduate GPA
 Applied for Graduation in Enroll & Pay

Your Graduate Music Certificate Journey Starts Here

New students complete a full application for admission and current graduate students should complete the short form linked below. Please contact the Graduate Student Services Coordinator if you have any questions.