• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Omaha, NE, United States
The School of Music from University of Nebraska Omaha is one of three schools within the College of Communication, Fine Arts, and Media. It is located in the beautifully landscaped Janet A. and Willis S. Strauss Performing Arts Center, which is nestled near the focal point of the campus, a campanile that houses a carillon of forty-seven bells.
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Overview

Writing in the Discipline

As part of the fundamental academic requirements for the university, all students of this Music program from University of Nebraska Omaha are required to take a writing in the discipline course within their major. 

All students wishing to declare a major in music must be accepted by audition. Students who are interested in the Music Technology or Music Entrepreneurial Studies track within the BA program may substitute a portfolio examination and interview in lieu of an audition. 

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 included:

  • Music Core Curriculum
  • Music History
  • Fundamentals of Conducting
  • Introduction to Music Technology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission to programs in the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media follow regular admission procedures of the University outlined in the current undergraduate catalog. 
  • Students who wish to transfer into CFAM from another college within the University must obtain written permission from and meet with a CFAM Dean’s Office advisor. A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.25 is required to transfer into the college.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21244 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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