Graduate Degrees and Programs

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The Ohio State University School of Music provides the graduate degree programs listed below.

Detailed degree requirements are found in each curriculum sheet (select the appropriate degree heading).


Master of Arts (MA)

  • Pedagogy: Brass, Piano, Strings, Voice, Woodwind
  • Music Education
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory

Master of Music (MM)

  • Composition
  • Conducting: Choral, Orchestral, Wind
  • Performance: Brass, Percussion, Piano, Strings, Voice, Woodwind

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

  • Composition
  • Conducting
  • Performance: Brass, Percussion, Piano, Strings, Voice, Woodwind

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Music Education
  • Musicology
  • Music Theory

Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in College and University Teaching

 

The School of Music offers interdisciplinary studies in both Music Cognition and Ethnomusicology. For program inquiries please contact Professor Daniel Shanahan (Cognition), Professor Arved Ashby (area head of Musicology) or the Graduate Studies Coordinator (mus-grad@osu.edu).

Post-Baccalaureate Program in Music Education

  • Students with an undergraduate music degree that is not in music education are encouraged to explore our individualized Post-Baccalaureate program, which leads to teacher licensure and the ability to become a school music teacher.

Current Graduate Student Resources