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Music, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (ARWU) Bozeman, MT, United States
The School of Music at Montana State University offers dynamic programs in music, music technology, and music education, preparing students for various professions in music and music education, along with life-long musical enhancement. This Music program is offered by Montana State University.
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Overview

Why study the Music program from Montana State University.

Inspired by the belief that music is central to human ways of life, the School of Music affirms the University's mission to serve the people and communities of Montana by providing a musically enriched environment.

The School of Music is committed to contributing to the musical world through performance, scholarship, composition, leadership, and by nurturing the musical expression, understanding, discovery, and creativity of its faculty and students.

The School of Music offers classes to all students regardless of major and some music courses satisfy University core requirements.

Membership in School of Music ensembles is open to all students regardless of major.  Interested students may study band and orchestral instruments, voice, piano, and guitar. Some ensembles require an audition.

All incoming music majors must demonstrate their level of musicianship through auditions before being accepted into an applied studio.  Additionally, all incoming music majors must demonstrate their level of musicianship through theory, aural perception, and keyboard skills pre-tests, prior to enrollment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aural Perception 
  • Music Theory 
  • Keyboard Skills 
  • Applied Music 
  • Interm Keyboard: Repertoire
  • Interm Keyboard: Accompanying
  • Interm Keyboard: Opn Scre Rdng
  • Interm Keyboard Skill: Jazz

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

  • Complete your application. 
  • Pay the application fee of US$38 for the online application or US$30 for the paper application. 
  • Submit your proof of English proficiency.  
  • Submit your transcripts. If you are applying as a freshman, please send us your high school transcript. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25850 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7320 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bozeman

  • 1099 - 2280 USD/month
    Living Costs

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