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The University of Colorado Boulder offers graduate programs in music performance, performance and pedagogy, music education, theory, musicology, composition and conducting. We offer the following degrees: Master of Music, Master of Education, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Philosophy in Music and Professional Certificate programs. The department webpages provide specific information on programs and degree requirements. Please contact the department chair directly for more detailed information, or to schedule a campus visit. All graduate applicants are automatically considered for merit-based support (e.g., College of Music scholarships and graduate Teaching Assistantships).  

For general questions about our graduate program, contact Chris Martin, Graduate Studies Coordinator.  

Review all university graduate admission requirements. There are different guidelines for International students and U.S. students. For fall matriculation, Dec. 1 is the deadline to submit the entire application, including all supplemental materials. Oct. 1 is the deadline for spring admission, which is only available for Music Education applicants.