Admissions & Degrees

Find your Kent State School of Music! Explore our admissions process and degree programs. 

The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University offers the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Music, Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy for students who seek a high level of professional competence in their given field. All programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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Undergraduate Information
Graduate Information
Areas of Study
International Admissions

Join our diverse community of musicians from across the globe! Many students currently and previously enrolled in the School of Music come from South Korea, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Japan, Mexico and more.

Our Office of Global Education will help set you on the right path to study here at Kent State.

Learn More About the International Application Process on their Website

Incoming Students

Important information for incoming students

Incoming undergraduate and graduate students will find important information below to help you navigate the summer months and the first few days in your new musical and academic home. 

Online Master of Music in Education

THE LARGEST OF ITS KIND IN THE COUNTRY, THE ONLINE MASTER OF MUSIC (M.M.) IN MUSIC EDUCATION OFFERS TEACHERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO EARN THEIR MASTERS DEGREE WITHOUT HAVING TO LEAVE THEIR CURRENT POSITION. 

Explore Our Online Program

Schedule a Visit

Plan your visit to the School of Music!

A day created just for you to learn more about music study in the Glauser School of Music.

NOW OFFERING VIRTUAL VISITS FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

In accordance with Gov. Mike DeWine's proactive response to COVID-19, all in-person campus visits are suspended until further notice.

Liz Root
We're pleased to offer virtual visits with Liz Root, Glauser School recruitment coordinator and adjunct instructor. 

Open to Prospective:

  • High school juniors and seniors
  • College transfer students 
  • Graduate students

The Virtual Visit will Likely Include:

  • Meeting with Liz and a member of the faculty
  • Virtual tour of the School of Music, including photos and videos of classes and performances.

Click here to start scheduling your visit!

Questions or issues with the form?
Email Liz at eroot1@kent.edu.

Additional Visit Opportunities

Clinics, Masterclasses, Workshops University Admissions Events

Interested in our Online Master of Music in Music Education and want to visit campus?
Please contact: 
Jenna Sepúlveda (Bice), Advisor 
jbice@kent.edu | 330-672-2418
www.kent.edu/musicedonline

Interested in our Music Technology programs and want to visit the Stark Campus?
Please click here to visit their website for more information. 

 

 

 

Undergraduate music students pursue programs leading to the Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. An audition is required. Master of Arts degree majors are available in music composition, ethnomusicology and music theory. Master of Music majors are available in performance, performance (chamber music) and conducting. In addition, a complete online Master of Music degree in music education is offered. A Doctor of Philosophy degree is available in music theory-composition and in music education.

A Bachelor of Science in Music Technology is offered at Kent State University Stark Campus. Audio Recording majors learn advanced audio recording techniques. Music Production majors learn how to use technology to realize creative work such as original music, arranging and production.

The music minor provides a basic understanding of the music literature, theory and performance. Other minors include, jazz studies, world music, audio recording and music technology. These last two are offered at the Kent State University Stark Campus.