Master’s Degrees

Master of Music (MM)

The School of Music offers Master of Music degrees in the following areas:

  • Choral conducting
  • Composition
  • Composition with an emphasis in arranging
  • Musicology
  • Performance (concentrations in piano, organ, organ with church music emphasis, voice, woodwinds, and individual orchestral instruments)
  • Theory
  • Wind conducting

Master of Arts (MA)

The School of Music (through the College of Education) offers the Master of Arts degree in Music Education.

Doctoral and Specialist Degrees

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

The School of Music offers the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in the following areas:

  • Choral conducting
  • Composition
  • Performance (concentrations in piano, organ, voice, and individual orchestral instruments)
  • Wind conducting

Music Education

The School of Music (through the College of Education) offers three degrees in music education.

  • Educational specialist (EdS)
  • Doctor of education (EdD)
  • Doctor of philosophy (PhD)

Learn More About Graduate Degrees in Music

For more information on the MM or DMA degree in music, contact:

Cassandra Flores-Everett, Admissions & Curricula Coordinator
School of Music
Box 870366
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0366
(205) 348-7112
cdflores@ua.edu

For more information on the MA, EdS, EdD, and PhD programs in music education, contact:

Jessica Westbrook
School of Music
Box 870366
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
(205) 348-6054
jwestbrook@ua.edu

For application for admission to the Graduate School, visit graduate.ua.edu