Jazz Piano Undergraduate Certificate

Advance your piano skills with the Jazz Piano Undergraduate Certificate in Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance. Whether or not you are a music major, this 12-credit certificate will provide you with foundational knowledge of jazz piano and the experience performing as part of a group of jazz musicians.

Throughout the certificate program, you’ll gain essential knowledge in both practice and theory. Introductory coursework will give you a foundation in the major written and aural concepts in music theory. Through several private lessons, you’ll sharpen your technical skills. Other courses will teach you to improvise and play in a small ensemble.

If you are interested in the Jazz Piano Undergraduate Certificate, you must be in good standing and have completed at least 15 credits at Temple University by the initial requested semester of certificate coursework.

A student playing piano during a Boyer College of Music and Dance performance.

Classes & Curriculum

In this 12-credit-hour program, your classes include

  • Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice I;
  • Private Piano for Non-Music Majors;
  • Small Jazz Ensemble; and
  • Topics in Music Theory.

Learn more about Jazz Piano Undergraduate Certificate courses.

Tuition & Fees

The tuition for this Certificate Program is based on school or college of your major, program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. You can view the full Cost of Attendance breakdown on the Student Financial Services website.


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