Master of Music in Music Theory
Learn the applications and current analytical theories of music theory with the Master of Music in Music Theory in Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance. Graduates with the Music Theory MM are prepared to teach in colleges and universities, attain employment in related fields, and/or pursue a doctoral degree.
As a prospective student, you should have a reading knowledge of a foreign language, a well-rounded background in music history and theory, and a writing proficiency in English. In this degree program, you will gain a rich education in both the practical and theoretical. Through your studies, you will learn how to apply knowledge and skills to performance, composition, teaching, research or therapy.
Housed within the Department of Music Studies, the graduate program is organized into a series of small seminars. The program cultimates in a master’s written project. You will have six years to complete the 32-credit-hour master’s degree on a full- or part-time basis.