The School of Music offers the following graduate degree programs:
- Master of Music (MM) in Composition (arranging emphasis option), Conducting (wind & choral), Musicology, Performance, and Theory
- Master of Arts (MA) in Music Education
- Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Conducting (wind & choral), Composition, and Performance
- Education Specialist (EdS) in Secondary Education/Music Education Emphasis
- Doctor of Education (EdD) in Secondary Education/Music Education Emphasis
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Secondary Education/Music Education Emphasis
See all of our degrees in the Academic Program Directory.
- UA Graduate School: Find info about applying to and proceeding through graduate school at UA.
- School of Music Graduate Student Handbook
- Diagnostic Exams for Entering Graduate Students
- SOM Graduate Student Deadlines 2023-2024 (Comps, Oral Exams, MM Thesis, DMA Projects)
For information on comprehensive exams, please consult the Graduate Student Handbook (Information for MM students, section 3.4; Information for DMA students, section 4.4); also consult your major professor and the chair of your committee (if not your major professor).