Kent State University

College of the Arts

Music Composition


School of Visual Communication Design

Henderson Hall Box 5190

Kent, OH 44242

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Music Composition

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Music Composition is designed to advance the music composition creative skills of advanced students and to prepare them for admission to doctoral study. The program emphasizes mastery of composition of large-scale works for media including orchestra, choir, band and/or chamber music ensembles. Based on a solid undergraduate music degree, the master's degree further develops abilities in music theory including analytical, aural, written, keyboard and pedagogical skills. The program further develops breadth and depth in the area of Western music history and literature.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

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