Music Theory Pedagogy, Post-Master's Certificate
The Post-Master's Certificate in Music Theory Pedagogy provides Ph.D. or D.M.A. music students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful teaching music theory and ear training in higher education.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
In addition to the application materials required by The Graduate School, applicants must:
- Be enrolled in a doctoral degree program in music.
- 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. The interview involves an assessment of skills required for the teaching of music theory and ear training. Contact the Director of Graduate Study in Music for more information.
Certificate Program Requirements
Required: 14 credit hours
|Required Courses (14 credits)|
|MUS 644||Pedagogy of Music Theory||3|
|MUS 662||Schenkerian Analysis||3|
|MUS 689||Practicum in Teaching Music Theory and Musicology (two semesters are required)||2|
|Select two courses (6 credits) from the following:||6|
|Theory and Analysis of Rhythm|
|Current and Historical Trends in Music Theory|
|Seminar in Musical Analysis *|
|Total Credit Hours||14|
Note: MUS 707 Seminar in Musical Analysis may be taken twice with different topics to fulfill 6 credits of certificate requirements.