About the course
The Master of Music at Missouri StateA graduate music degree from Missouri State University prepares you to work as a professional musician, teach at the university level and more. The following is a sampling of the careers our graduates have pursued Music teacher, band director, vocal instructor or choir director Symphony orchestra performer Vocalist with civic and metropolitan operas Working on Disneys "The Lion King" musical in New York City Touring and singing with a Swedish operatic metal band Recording solo jazz CDs Performing and recording experimental electronic music Pursuing doctoral degrees in musicLearning outcomes for the music graduate program Students will demonstrate an advanced level of technical skill on an instrument or voice, an advanced ability to perform in an ensemble, advanced levels of confidence and stage presence, and aesthetic judgments at a professional level. Students will show an advanced level of technical skill as either a composer or a conductor, in those degree emphases, with abilities to lead an ensemble as a conductor or to coach an ensemble as the composer of its literature. Students will demonstrate the ability to hear, analyze, read, and/or write music at an advanced level. Students will demonstrate and relate an advanced knowledge of music literature, both for their individual specialties, and for the whole of music history. Students will acquire and use advanced knowledge of research, scholarly reading comprehension, and writing techniques. Students will acquire and synthesize knowledge of the theoretical, historical, pedagogical, and psychological foundations of music teaching and learning both in research and in the classroom.
Intake Months
January, June, August
Delivery Locations
West Plains, Springfield
Masters Degree
Estimated annual course fee
USD 18,513
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2 Years
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Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
August, 2023 Duration 2 Years Course fee USD 26,682
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June, 2023 Duration 2 Years Course fee USD 26,682
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City Open Now Campus Springfield Campus
January, 2023 Duration 2 Years Course fee USD 26,682
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City Open Now Campus Springfield Campus
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Missouri State University

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Missouri State University is a public university system with students who come from all over Missouri, the nation and the world.
Missouri State University is located in Missouri, United States. It had many former names like the Fourth District Normal School. It is a public institute and was established in 1905. There are 1,214 academic staffing with 1,350 administrative staff hired by the university. There are 26,001 students in total, out of which 20,681 are undergraduates and 3,709 are postgraduates. It is the second-largest campus of the university by enrolment as the official system registration of 26,001 in the fall semester of 2019 of the state.
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West Plains Campus - Missouri State University

128 Garfield Ave., West Plains, MO 65775

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Missouri State University-West Plains is a public, two-year, open admission, separately accredited campus of the Missouri State University System. A full college experience with quality instruction in a relaxed, personal atmosphere is the hallmark of Missouri State-West Plains. Theres a great selection of University housing for students and a wide assortment of student activities, including intercollegiate athletics. Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and the A-Plus state scholarship for eligible students. At Missouri State-West Plains, youll find New Beginnings and Endless Possibilities!

Springfield Campus - Missouri State University

901 S. National Ave, Springfield, MO 65897

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The Missouri State University-Springfield campus offers a spectrum of educational programs that respond to regional and statewide needs while striving for national and international excellence. Missouri State is an intellectual and creative resource for the Springfield metropolitan area, contributing to its economic development, social health, and cultural vitality through education, research, and professional outreach.