Music (M.M.)

This master’s degree in music is intended for talented performers or composers wanting to study with highly qualified artists, faculty and scholars.

Why Earn a Master of Music Degree in Music?

Since its inception at Towson University in 1989, the Master of Music degree program in music has offered excellent training in performance/composition supported by high-level coursework in theory, history, and literature. Towson University and its Department of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

In this program, you will have opportunities to interact with students from a variety of backgrounds and nationalities. In recent years, we have had students from Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, Indonesia, Korea, the Philippines, Poland, and Russia as well as from across the United States. Students graduating from this master’s program have pursued a variety of careers in performance, teaching, and work in the music industry. Others have been admitted to doctoral programs at prestigious universities.

The smaller graduate cohort in our program is complemented by a larger group of master’s students in the music education program.

Admission and Degree Requirements

View admission requirements and deadlines to apply to the program. You’ll find degree requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

Why Towson University?

Academic Advantages

  • Small classes taught by faculty recognized nationally for their musical talent give you a real opportunity to interact with your instructors and fellow classmates.
  • From jazz festival concerts to faculty recitals, Towson University offers a host of opportunities to attend musical events and perform. Learn more about the department’s upcoming events.
  • Towson University’s Center for the Arts features many state-of-the-art facilities, including a recording studio, keyboard lab, percussion practice rooms, resource room, and computer lab.

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Program Coordinator

Dr. Eva Mengelkoch
Center for the Arts
Room 4061
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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