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Program

Music (Musicology)

Location

  • Uptown Campus - New Orleans, LA

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Program Overview

This program, housed in the Newcomb Department of Music, is taught by talented performers, historians, ethnomusicologists, theorists, composers and technologists.

Musicology Candidates for the M.A. degree must complete at least 24 semester hours of course work, pass a reading knowledge examination in one modern foreign language (French, Spanish or other with approval) by the end of the first semester, write an acceptable thesis, and defend this thesis in an oral examination.

This program accepts students every other year, and the next admission period is for Fall 2022. In addition to the requirements on the official application, applicants must submit a writing sample for consideration. The sample may be brief, and undergraduate papers are acceptable, as long as the sample demonstrates fundamental research and writing skills.

For additional details, visit the graduate department/program website.