Graduate Admission for Studies in Music
To be admitted as a graduate student in music at APSU you must:
- Apply for Admission to the College of Graduate Studies
- Submit three letters of reference
- Submit official undergraduate transcripts using the official Transcript Request Form
NOTE: Master of Music students are exempt from taking the GRE.
Regular Admission Status will be granted to applicants who have submitted a complete application file, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and have met the additional admission requirements for their intended concentration. Master of Music students are exempt from taking the GRE. Additional admission requirements are listed below each concentration in the Master of Music degree.
Unclassified Status credits are accepted by the Music program. See the Graduate Bulletin for more details.
Conditional Admission Status may be an option for eligible applicants to the Music program. See the Graduate Bulletin for more details.
Graduate Assistantships are available for fall and spring semesters to students by competitive audition and each includes BOTH a stipend and tuition/fee waivers. Visit the Music Department Graduate Assistantship page for additional information.
Out-of-State Tuition Waiver Awards (if assistantships are no longer available)
Even after all assistantships have been allocated, there are a number of Out-of-State Tuition Waivers available for qualified students in the music program. For more information concerning graduate study, assistantships in music, or out-of-state tuition waiver awards, please submit the Information Request Form and contact:
*Dr. Korre Foster, Graduate Coordinator
(931) 221-7002 or (931) 221-7818
*Between May 1 and August 12, send information to Dr. Foster and copy all correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org. Should you have any questions during the summer months, between fall and spring semesters, or during university breaks, direct graduate program inquiries to the Music Office at (931) 221-7818.