The School of Music offers 4 graduate degree options in 18 areas of study, making our graduate programs a great option for continuing academics looking to develop their research skills and performance practitioners wanting to advance their career opportunities.
Our exceptional faculty are available to discuss career paths and program details to discover if KU is right fit for your graduate study in music.
Graduate Degrees & Certificates
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Graduate Application Deadlines
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Planning to Apply
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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Financial Aid
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International Student Resource
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Music Graduate Application & Audition
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Graduate Audition Overview
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Student Services Contact
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Graduate Program Profiles
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Arrange a Visit
Prospective graduate students should contact a professor in their area of study directly to arrange a meeting and tour of School of Music facilities. Information about graduate auditions for each performance area can be found here on our website.
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As a comprehensive music school, we offer a variety of academically rigorous programs.Graduate Studies