University of North Dakota

College of Arts and Science

Music

Address:

University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States

Phone:

1-800-225-5863

Fax:

1-701-777-3016

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MM, Ph.D. - Music Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Music in Composition provides a rigorous and specialized degree with the focus on developing a student’s mastery of musical materials and construction, in preparation for a career in composition or arranging or further advanced study. Goal 1: Students will develop their compositional abilities and control of musical materials to a high level. Goal 2: Students will consolidate their general knowledge of musical scholarship and research and approaches to this study. The Master of Music in Conducting provides a rigorous and specialized degree with the focus on developing a student’s individual musicianship and conducting abilities, in preparation for a performance or teaching career. Goal 1: Students will develop their conducting and individual performing abilities to a high level. Goal 2: Students will consolidate their general knowledge of musical scholarship and research and approaches to this study. The Master of Music in Music Education offers strong academic and professional training in both music and music education through a variety of approaches which aim to deepen the focus of a music educator’s chosen direction and their understanding and implementation of scholarship in their field, either as the capstone of education for public school teaching or in preparation for further graduate study in the field. Goal 1: Students will develop their focal area (Research or Performance) to a high level. Goal 2: Students will deepen their understanding of the various aspects of Music Education. Goal 3: Students will consolidate their general knowledge of musical scholarship and research and approaches to this study. The Master of Music in Pedagogy provides a specialized degree with the focus on developing a student’s applied teaching abilities and individual musicianship, in preparation for a career as an applied music teacher. Goal 1: Students will develop their pedagogical and performing abilities to high levels. Goal 2: Students will consolidate their general knowledge of musical scholarship and research and approaches to this study. The Master of Music in Performance provides a rigorous and specialized degree with the focus on developing a student’s individual musicianship and performing abilities, in preparation for a performance career or teaching at the university level. Goal 1: Students will develop their individual musicianship and performing abilities to the highest possible level. Goal 2: Students will consolidate their general knowledge of musical scholarship and research and approaches to this study. The Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education offers strong academic and professional training in education and music education through a variety of approaches with the aims of enabling students to produce independent scholarship and teach in higher education, or to provide leadership in music programs at any level. Goal 1: Students will develop their understanding of Music Education to the highest possible level. Goal 2: Students will consolidate their general knowledge of musical scholarship and research and approaches to this study.

Accreditation:

UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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