Graduate Studies

Consideration for admission to the University of Alabama School of Music requires 1) application to the University of Alabama and 2) an audition for the School of Music. Links to the UA application and the SOM audition request form are below:

student playing piano The School of Music offers the Master of Music degrees in the following areas:

  • Choral Conducting
  • Composition
  • Composition with emphasis in jazz arranging
  • Musicology
  • Performance (concentrations in piano, organ, organ with church music emphasis, voice and individual orchestral instruments)
  • Performance (woodwind option)
  • Theory
  • Wind Conducting

The School of Music (through the College of Education) offers the Master of Arts degree in the following area:

The School of Music offers the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in the following areas:

  • Choral Conducting
  • Composition
  • Performance (concentrations in piano, organ, voice, and individual orchestral instruments)
  • Wind Conducting

The School of Music (through the College of Education) offers the Education Specialist, the Doctor of Philosophy, and the Doctor of Education degrees in the following area:

Important Links

2014-2015 Graduate Calendar

Graduate Brochure – Click here for the PDF version   Click here for Word version

Graduate Admission Application Form – General University of Alabama application for all Graduate Degrees

School of Music Graduate Application and Audition Form – Please click on link to submit a graduate application the School of Music

Graduate Teaching Assistantships – What is a GTA? How do I apply for an assistantship? You may download the School of Music GTA application from this page.

Graduate Handbook (PDF) – Provides detailed, current information on graduate study in the School of Music.

Graduate Diagnostic Exams – How to prepare for the exams in Music History and Music Theory.

The University of Alabama Graduate School Website – Provides extensive information about applying to and proceeding through the Graduate School on the UA campus.

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