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administrative contact

Cynthia Anderson
School of Music
Cynthia.Anderson@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-4489

program contact

Cynthia Anderson
School of Music
Cynthia.Anderson@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-4489

Program Details

Program Description

The WVU School of Music has a unique environment where our students can work with a faculty consisting of internationally known performers, pedagogues and scholars. The Maters in Conducting is a comprehensive program where students will not only have a primary area of emphasis in either orchestral, wind band, or choral conducting, but will also take lessons and courses in the other secondary areas. It is strongly recommended that those desiring admission to this degree have a minimum of 2 years successful teaching/conducting experience beyond their undergraduate conducting courses.

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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Prospective students should apply online at:
https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=wvugrad.

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The School of Music and its programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.