MM - Composition

Master of Music


The degree Master of Music (M.M.) with a major in composition provides in-depth knowledge of musical forms and compositional idioms of the various periods of music history, and skills essential for future creative expression. Primary career opportunities for graduates of this degree program include professional work in composition or orchestration and teaching at the two- or four-year college level. The degree also prepares graduates for future study in composition at the Ph.D. or DMA level.