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Master of Music: Theory-Composition Track

Music theory and composition faculty

The theory-composition track of the Master in Music is designed to provide advanced analytical and creative opportunities for promising composers and music theorists. Requiring a thesis, this 36-credit field of specialization prepares students for further academic work or for careers as college/university teachers or freelance composers.


  • Theory
  • Composition
  • Theory-composition (dual)

In addition to being available on campus, these degrees can be completed entirely online. For more information, application deadlines, and to apply, go HERE:

Check Sheets

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check sheet: MM–Theory/Composition (composition) check sheet: MM–Theory/Composition (dual track) check sheet: MM–Theory/Composition (theory)