Master of Music in Musicology (M.M.)

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Mission Statement

Faculty and students of the Frost School of Music's Department of Musicology (MCY) advance the interdisciplinary study of music by examining how, when, where, and why people create, experience, and understand music. Coursework in the program is designed to enable students to acquire in-depth knowledge of music history and culture and to develop students’ abilities to write and talk effectively about relevant issues within musicology and related disciplines.  

The Curriculum

Students seeking the M.M. in Musicology at the Frost School of Music enjoy a balanced curriculum of study in music literature and analysis, critical theory, and research methods, along with opportunities to develop skills in music performance, composition, and pedagogy.    

Our stellar faculty and extensive library resources help students fulfill their current musical and academic goals while preparing for doctoral study. Musicology majors interact and collaborate with others in a variety of musical disciplines, gaining insight into the role their own specialization plays in a thriving musical environment.

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For more information regarding the curriculum, please visit the Academic Bulletin.

Academic Bulletin