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student playing pianoThe School of Music offers the Master of Music degrees in the following areas:

  • Choral Conducting
  • Composition
  • Composition with emphasis in jazz arranging
  • Musicology
  • Performance (concentrations in piano, organ, organ with church music emphasis, voice and individual orchestral instruments)
  • Performance (woodwind option)
  • Theory
  • Wind Conducting

The School of Music (through the College of Education) offers the Master of Arts degree in the following area:

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

The School of Music (through the College of Education) offers the Education Specialist, the Doctor of Philosophy, and the Doctor of Education degrees in the following area:

Graduate Brochure – Click here for the PDF version  Click here for Word version

Graduate Admission Application Form - General University of Alabama application for all Graduate Degrees

School of Music Graduate Application and Audition Form  - Please click on link to submit a graduate application the School of Music

Graduate Teaching Assistantships - What is a GTA? How do I apply for an assistantship? You may download the School of Music GTA application from this page.

Graduate Handbook (PDF) – Provides detailed, current information on graduate study in the School of Music.

Graduate Diagnostic Exams - How to prepare for the exams in Music History and Music Theory.

Comprehensive Examinations - Comprehensive examinations are required for all MM and DMA students.

The University of Alabama Graduate School - Provides extensive information about applying to and proceeding through the Graduate School on the UA campus.