Department of Music College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Wayne State University

Department of Music College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts Wayne State University

Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
33%
67%
student ratio
24
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
44%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Orchestral Studies Certificate
    • Music Master of Arts (MA)
    • Composition/Theory Master of Music (MM)
    • Jazz Performance Master of Music (MM)
    • Performance Master of Music (MM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 10
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and oral examination (for some programs), recital with program notes (for some programs)
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 29
    • Accepted 13
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 11
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesdiagnostic exam in theory and history, undergraduate degree in same field as desired field of graduate study or equivalent in course work, and private study, or experience; audition/interview
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesundergraduate degree in same field as desired field of graduate study or equivalent in course work, private study, or experience; audition/interview
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Full-time Percentage71%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American26%
    • White / Caucasian57%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown13%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTeacher training, pedagogy, musicology, composition/theory, conducting/performance practice
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Music

College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Norah Duncan

Interim Chair, Department of Music

Phone: 313-577-1775
Email: norah.duncan@wayne.edu

Mr. Danny DeRose

Academic Services Officer II

Phone: 313-577-1783
Email: danny.derose@wayne.edu


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