13
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music (MM) Music education with Kodaly emphasis
Master of Music (MM) Piano pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Vocal pedagogy
(Certificate) Kodaly

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Recital

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
6
Accepted
4
Enrolled
60%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st July 15th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Audition; minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.6 overall, 3.0 in major
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
92%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 15.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7.69%
Two or more races 7.69%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Performance practice with special interest in Baroque, Romantic, and twentieth-century instrumental and vocal music; choral pedagogy; Hungarian music education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3500 Mountain Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94619-1699
United States
Contact Dr. Steven Hofer
Chair of Music Department
Email: hofer@hnu.edu
Phone: 510-436-1244