Doctor of Musical Arts - Jazz Performance

The DMA is typically a three-year degree program at minimum. While completing the coursework for the DMA, it requires that students be actively enrolled on campus. Classes and rehearsals are scheduled Monday-Friday during the semester. The coursework for the DMA cannot be completed in absentia.  For more information, visit the Jazz Division page.

Required Coursework Required Hours
MUS 528: Research & Bibliography in Music 4
MUS 5--: Applied Lessons 12-16
Advanced Music Theory 3
Jazz Core Curriculum 10-12
Cognate (minor) 8-16
Electives 7
Ensemble 0-4
MUS 576: Doctoral Project / MUS 599: Thesis Research 16
Minimum Total Hours 64