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M.Mus.--Additional Specific Requirements

The program leading to the Master of Music degree provides training for increased professional competence in performance, pedagogy, conducting, composition. It should be distinguished carefully from the research-oriented program that leads to the academic degree of Master of Arts.

Admission requirements include an audition for performance and conducting applicants and submission of a composition portfolio for composition applicants.

A minimum of 36 credits is required, of which 30 must be earned at the University Park campus. At least one-half of the required credits must be at the 500 level.

Depending on the major option, a professional project in performance, conducting, or composition is required. A master's paper and a comprehensive examination also are required in certain areas.

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