MM in Music with Emphasis in Piano Pedagogy
No longer admitting to this emphasis beginning Fall 2020.
The degree requires successful completion of 30 credit hours. Additional coursework required as determined by student and advisor, to include: Music History (3 credits), Music Theory (3 credits), Music History or Theory Electives (3 credits), Music or Non-Music Electives (2 credits).
|MUS_H_LI 8313||Introduction to Graduate Study||2|
|MUS_H_LI 8314||Introduction to Graduate Studies in Music II||1|
|MUS_APMS 8455||Studio Instruction (Taken three semesters for a total of 6 credits)||2|
|MUS_I_VT 8681||Advanced Piano Pedagogy I||2|
|MUS_I_VT 8682||Advanced Piano Pedagogy II||2|
|MUS_I_VT 8683||Piano Pedagogy Internship||1|
|MUS_I_VT 8684||Group Piano Pedagogy||2|
|MUS_ENS 8846||Advanced Chamber Ensemble (To include two ensembles for a total of 2 credits)||1|
|MUS_GENL 8090||Research in Music (If the student elects to do a recital, a recital hearing must be passed before presentation)||1|
|or MUS_APMS 8970||Graduate Recital|
- Comprehensive Examination (see School of Music website for additional information)
- All courses must be at the 7000 or 8000 level, and at least 15 credits must be at the 8000 level
- No more than one course with a grade lower than B- may count toward completion of the degree
- Bachelor's degree in Piano (or demonstrated equivalent)
- GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours
- 1 upper-level music history course
- 3 credits of 18th-century counterpoint
If an applicant does not meet the required prerequisites, then appropriate course(s) may be added to the degree requirements.
Note: a senior recital and undergraduate courses in piano pedagogy or teaching experience are desirable, but not required for admission.
For admission requirements, refer to the Graduate School's website for the minimum qualifications for the MM in Music. Because requirements vary, you must refer to a degree program’s graduate admission page to learn about specific admission criteria, application deadlines, eligibility, auditions, and the application process. Before official admissions to the University of Missouri, your application materials will be reviewed by both the Graduate School and the degree program to which you’ve applied.