Future Graduate Students

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The Focus is on You

Welcome to Graduate Studies in Music at The Ohio State University. As you consider where to complete your formal musical studies, we hope that we can place you in our spotlight. Whether your focus is performance, composition, conducting, music education, theory or musicology, our faculty focuses on you! — Timothy Leasure, Associate Director, Graduate Studies in Music


Why Ohio State?

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An outstanding faculty of specialists
An impressive record of accomplishments by our graduates
Access to a world-class Music and Dance Library
A comprehensive, field-based curriculum
Specialized research laboratories
A positive and supportive learning environment
Undergraduate teaching opportunities
Significant podium time
Competitive financial support opportunities

Contact School of Music Graduate Studies
mus-grad@osu.edu or 614-292-6389


Graduate Degrees Offered

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Music Education, Music Theory, Musicology)
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (Composition, Conducting, Performance)
  • Master of Arts (Music Education, Music Theory, Musicology, Pedagogy)
  • Master of Music (Composition, Conducting, Performance)

How to Apply


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For visits to campus, we suggest contacting the area head for your major or the instructor for your instrument. With the extensive knowledge they have of their programs, they will be able to provide you with a full overview of your specific major and degree and what the School of Music has to offer. Refer to the PEOPLE directory.

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