University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences



University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doc.-Musical Arts (D.M.A.); PhD., M.A.- Music;M.M. - Music;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts program stresses either music history or early musicperformance and places emphasis on scholarly research. The Doctor ofPhilosophy program focuses on historical musicology and requires asubstantial background in music, research and languages.
The Master of Music degree can be earned in choral music, church music,composition, conducting, music education, jazz studies, and keyboardcollaborative arts, guitar, harpsichord, organ, piano, strings, vocal arts,wind or percussion performance.
The highest professional degree offered by the School of Music, the Doctorof Musical Artsdegree enables students to specialize in choral music,church music, composition, music education, early music performance, andkeyboard collaborative arts, organ, piano, classical guitar, harpsichord,strings, vocal arts, wind or percussion performance.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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