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 2021-2022 (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).