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MUSIC Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.A./M.M. PH.D./DMA
Overall GPA
3.25
Overall GPA
3.25
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of BC or C are not satisfactory for meeting degree requirements. Contact the department or visit the Web site for more information.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Grades of BC or C are not satisfactory for meeting degree requirements. Contact the department or visit the Web site for more information.
Probation Policy
Yes
Candidates not making satisfactory progress may be placed on academic probation with a hold placed on future registration or be suspended from the School of Music.
Probation Policy
Yes
Candidates not making satisfactory progress may be placed on academic probation with a hold placed on future enrollment or be suspended from the School of Music.
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact the department or visit the Web site for a list of required courses.
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact the department or visit the Web site for a list of required courses.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 30 credits is required to earn the degree. Contact the department or visit the Web site for more information.
Specific Credits
Yes
Contact the department or visit the Web site for more information.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
A written comprehensive and/or oral examination is required of most master's students.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Ph.D./DMA students must take the preliminary examination within five calendar years of the date of initial enrollment in the program.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / No
A master's thesis, a master's recital, or a final or major project are required. Contact the department or visit the Web site for more information.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
DMA candidates are required to present two to six recitals as well as a final project. Ph.D. candidates are required to submit a dissertation. The dissertation or final project must be completed within five calendar years after admission to candidacy.
Language Requirements
Yes
Some degrees have language requirements. Contact the department or visit the Web site for more information.
Language Requirements
Yes
Contact the department or visit the Web site for more information.

Minor Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy. Internal minors are available.
Advisor
Yes
Faculty member or director of graduate studies
Advisor
Yes
Faculty member or director of graduate studies
Review Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Follow Graduate School policy