Music Theory, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Music Theory provides students and/or professionals with knowledge and skills needed to apply principles of music theory to a variety of musical careers.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
An earned Bachelor’s degree in Music. Students admitted to the M.M., D.M.A., or Ph.D. in Music may elect this program in their formal plan of study. In addition to the application materials required by The Graduate School, applicants must:
- Earn a passing score on the Graduate Theory Diagnostic Exam
- Provide a statement of intent that outlines their background and interest in music theory and their goals
- Interview with participating faculty
Certificate Program Requirements
Required: 12 credit hours
|Select four courses (12 credits) from the following:||12|
|Pedagogy of Music Theory|
|Theory and Analysis of Rhythm|
|Current and Historical Trends in Music Theory|
|Advanced Tonal Analysis|
|Seminar in Musical Analysis *|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
Note: MUS 707 Seminar in Musical Analysis may be taken twice with different topics to fulfill 6 credits of certificate requirements.