Master of Music

The Master of Music (M.M. or M.Mus.) is the first graduate degree in Music awarded by universities and music conservatories. The M.Mus. combines advanced studies in an applied area of specialization (usually music performance, composition, or conducting) with graduate-level academic study in subjects such as music history, music theory, or music pedagogy. The degree, which takes one or two years of full-time study to complete, prepares students to be professional performers, conductors, and composers. The M.Mus. is often required as the minimum teaching credential for university, college, and conservatory instrumental or vocal teaching positions.

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... may go on to further graduate studies in music by continuing their M.Mus ... Some students branch out to another area of music at the PhD level, such as musicology or music theory ... While PhD programs in musicology and music theory normally require an MA in music, in some cases, students with a M.Mus ...

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