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Master of Music

The MM in music theory helps students acquire competence in the broad range of endeavors characteristic of music theory including:

To accomplish these goals, students will also need to develop the requisite skills in musicianship, languages, etc. Determination of a student's specific responsibilities will be made by a principal adviser, cognate adviser, and director of graduate studies.

Admission Requirements

  • Personal audition and interview in Cincinnati
  • Official transcripts from each undergraduate/graduate institution attended
  • At least two analytical or theoretical papers should be submitted with the application
  • GRE General Exam
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 500-word applicant statement
  • International students: TOEFL exam
  • For scholarship eligibility: 3.0 undergraduate GPA

For specific application requirements, see the CCM Application Handbook on the CCM Admissions page.