How do I apply?
Interested students will go to the College of Graduate Studies web site and complete the online interest form available at the bottom of this page.
What kind of music education degree will I get?
A Master in Music in Music Education, which has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Tarleton State University has full accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and important indicator of the quality of our music programs.
Is financial assistance available?
Tuition assistance for MM students is available. Go to the Student Financial Aid page to learn about the types of aid that Tarleton has to offer.
Who are my teachers?
The courses in our graduate program will be taught by Tarleton music faculty who are members of the University's graduate faculty. These professors have advanced degrees in music education, musicology, conducting, and performance.
When is the deadline for applying?
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, but it's best if you begin your graduate application at least one month before the semester begins. The GRE is required for admission to the graduate program, but you can take one semester of classes before this deadline.
What courses do I take first?
The courses within the program do not have prerequisites. You can jump into the program at any point.
I am an undergraduate. Are these classes available to me?
If you have a 3.0 or greater GPA in your last 60 hours of coursework and you are no more than 12 hours from completing your bachelor's degree, you can take a graduate course as a provisional graduate student.
Provisional students may take up to 12 hours of graduate work while completing their bachelor's degree. You should complete a Provisional admission form found on the Graduate Studies website. Take the completed form to the graduate office along with the CRN# of the course you wish to take.