Explore our Degree Programs, Graduate Assistantships, Graduate Application Process, and Audition Requirements

EXPERIENCE THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

  • Request a visit day for a School of Music tour, observe ensemble rehearsals, have a sample lesson, and more.

  • Participate in one of our Academic Events, including the Wind Band Conducting Symposium and other events as they become available!

  • Attend a performance.

STEPS TO JOINING THE SCHOOL OF MUSIC

  • Step 1: Explore our graduate degrees and programs to find what's right for you.

  • Step 2: Apply to Kent State University through the Graduate Studies Application.

  • Step 3: Complete your School of Music Audition, if required. Graduate Assistantships are available based on your audition and/or interview and the needs of the School of Music.

  • Step 4: If accepted to Kent State University and the School of Music, click here to accept your offer of admission through the application portal. If offered a School of Music Graduate Assistantship, please also return your signed letter to accept it.

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Questions?

Professor Michael Chunn
Graduate Studies Coordinator
mchunn@kent.edu | 330-672-2172

Admissions and Audition Information

Degree Programs

Explore our Masters and Doctoral degree programs

A graduate degree from the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music is your passport to the professional world and continuing advanced education. Comprehensive and intensive, our degree programs offer the right mix of academic training and applied experience.

PROGRAM OPTIONS

Master of Music (M.M.)

Conducting

Music Education (Online only)

Performance

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Composition

Ethnomusicology

Theory

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Music Education

Music Theory-Composition

Graduate Assistantship Information
Graduate Studies Application
Graduate Audition Requirements
Music Theory Placement Exam