James Madison University

College of Visual and Performing Arts



MSC 0206

College of Business

Harrisonburg, VA 22807

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

D.M.A., M.M.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Music at JMU offers a Master of Music degree with concentration options in performance, music education, theory/composition, and conducting. The program seeks to assure an opportunity for the highest degree of musical development and professional training for each student, appropriate for careers in teaching performance and composition of music. At the Doctor of Musical Arts level, the School of Music offers a degree in Performance, Pedagogy and Literature for performers and conductors. The program seeks to make students marketable for teaching positions at the college level.


The School of Music is a full member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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