Mansfield University of Pennsylvania


M.A. in Music: Instrumental Conducting Concentration



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Music Degree with an emphasis in Instrumental Conducting

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Vibrant, engaging, innovative and flexible. The Master of Arts Degree in Music at Mansfield University was designed with today’s working music professional in mind. Mansfield University has developed online course offerings, Summer Music Institute programs and flexible degrees to meet the variety of interests of musicians today which allow you to work and complete a meaningful master’s degree. Courses are offered annually online and through summer study at our Summer Music Institute to allow teachers flexibility in scheduling. Accredited by NASM, the Master of Arts in Music with an Emphasis In Instrumental Conducting at Mansfield University can be completed in two years with online offerings, Summer Music Institute courses, hybrid-courses and live study. Residency is achieved through attendance at two consecutive Summer Music Institutes. Applied lessons in conducting are required – scheduling is flexible and may involve distance video conference in combination with live one-on-one study. Annual Residence is an option for interested individuals. Graduate Assistantships are available pending funding.


The Mansfield University Music Department is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): In state: $429/Out of state: $644 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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