University of Central Missouri

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences



University of Central Missouri

Warrensburg, MO 64093

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

This degree offers emphases in Music Theory/Composition, Music History and Literature, Music Education, Performance, Piano Pedagogy, and Conducting. The Piano Pedagogy emphasis is the only accredited masters program in that area at a state school in Missouri. The Music Education emphasis is formulated specifically for those who wish to teach, or are teaching, in the public schools of Missouri.Music Theory/Composition, Music History and Literature, and Music Education offer a “Thesis” or “No Thesis” option. Required classes are offered during the evenings in both the fall and spring semesters


All graduate programs at UCM are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA code 02454).

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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