39
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
Interested?

Interested in School of Music? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Get More Info

Overview

University of Southern Mississippi / School of Music is located in Hattiesburg, MS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Conducting
Master of Music Education (MME) Music education
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Performance and pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Woodwind performance and pedagogy
Master of Music (MM) Theory
Master of Music (MM) Piano accompanying

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

89
Applied
66
Accepted
39
Enrolled
74%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75 in last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

39
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (64%)
Female (35%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Music theory, composition, music performance
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 118 College Drive, Box 5081
Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Kravchak
Director
Phone: 601-266-5543
Fax: 601-266-6427