Music Education | Music Therapy


STEP 1: DOWNLOAD AND READ

Download and read this document: MEMT Graduate Application Procedure (pdf)

This document includes complete instructions and information regarding the application process for Music Education and Music Therapy graduate applicants. Additional important documents are found at MEMT Graduate Documents and Forms.


STEP 2: APPLY

Next, submit an online application (either domestic or international), through KU Graduate Studies application process ยป. The School of Music accepts only online applications.

Apply


STEP 3: AUDITION

Applicants for MEMT graduate programs must follow the directions in the MEMT Graduate Application and Procedure document. Only Music Therapy Graduate Equivalency applicants without an undergraduate degree in music continue with the audition materials as shown here.

If you are seeking Music Therapy Graduate Equivalency (w/o undergraduate music degree):

  1. Select "Audition" from the menu on the left.
  2. Then, select "Music Therapy Graduate Equivalency."
  3. Follow the instructions to sign up for an audition.

MEMT Application Deadlines

MUSIC EDUCATION (degree programs)

December 1:

Priority consideration deadline with possible fall term entry for:

  •  All university fellowships or graduate teaching assistantship applicants. 

February 15:

Final consideration deadline with possible fall term entry for:

  • All graduate teaching assistantships applicants (if positions are still available).

Final consideration deadline with possible summer term entry for:

  • All international applicant - admission materials.

April 15: 

Final consideration deadline with possible fall term entry for:

  • Domestic and international admission materials.

May 1:

Final consideration deadline with possible summer term entry for:

  • Domestic only admission materials.

 

MUSIC THERAPY (degree programs)

December 1:

Priority consideration deadline with possible fall term entry for:

  • All university fellowships or graduate teaching assistantship applicants. 

February 15:

Final consideration deadline with possible fall term entry for:

  • All graduate teaching assistantships applicants (if positions are still available).
  • Music Therapy Entrance Scholarship - Graduate Equivalency/Masters in Music Therapy applicants

Final consideration deadline with possible summer or fall term entry for:

  • Domestic and international admission materials.

Music Education (non-degree)

February 15:

Final consideration deadline for summer term:

  • International (only) admission materials.

April 15:

Final consideratin deadline for fall term:

  •  International (only) admission materials.

May 1:

Final consideration deadline for summer or fall term: 

  • Domestic (only) admission materials.

October 1:

Final consideration deadline for spring term: 

  • Domestic and international admission materials.

 

MUSIC THERAPY  (non-degree)

October 1:

Final consideration deadline for spring term: 

  • Domestic and international admission materials.

February 15:

Final consideration deadline for summer or fall terms:

  • Domestic and international admission materials.

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