Master of Music: Musicology

Students completing this sub plan will:

  • explore and engage in critical approaches to music from both western and global perspectives
  • participate in the intellectual discourse on music, drawing from their historical, practical, and theoretical knowledge
  • develop strategies for researching music
  • apply musicological and ethnomusicological methods in both written essays and oral presentations

Application Procedures:

Apply to the Graduate College

In addition to materials requested on the on-line application, prospective Musicology students are required to submit a recent music paper that demonstrates your writing and critical thinking skills. This paper should be from the past three years, preferably from your undergraduate music program. Detailed instructions for the additional materials are included in the online application. Please begin the application process and contact the Area Coordinator for your specific sub-plan if you have questions.

Information on Master of Music academic plans may be found on the Graduate College website (click here to view).

The NAU academic catalog is the official, authoritative source for all academic requirements and policies. Any discrepancies in curricular requirements from other sources will default to the catalog as the official, authoritative source.

If you need additional help, you may email the School of Music Graduate program (click here.)