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University of Miami

Department of Music Theory and Composition

Coral Gables, FL

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Overview

University of Miami / Department of Music Theory and Composition is located in Coral Gables, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Electronic music
Master of Music (MM) Media writing and production
Master of Music (MM) Composition
Master of Music (MM) Music theory

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Essay

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

30
Applied
10
Accepted
5
Enrolled
33%

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 February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Portfolio

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 59

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.69%

Gender

Male (76%)
Female (23%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Composition, commercial music and media music
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 248025
Coral Gables, FL  33124
United States
Contact Dr. Dennis Kam
Chair
Email: d.kam@miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-6252

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