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Master of Sacred Music (M.S.M.)

The Master of Sacred Music (M.S.M.) program combines academic research and musical studies that focus on the history, theory, composition, and performance of music for academic instruction, liturgical and religious purposes.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Developed the methodological skills and obtained the necessary education to continue on to advanced studies in sacred music/or secular music, such as a Doctorate in Sacred Music/or secular music;
  • To gain new insights, perspectives, and practices in liturgical music performances; and
  • Planned and integrated sacred music into liturgical celebrations.

Course Requirements

Course Outlines (27 Credits)

Thesis (6 Credits)

Students must complete the below thesis course from below. This course is valued as 6 Credits.

MUS 598 Research Project and Thesis (must be taken at the last semester of the program, valued as 6 credits); thesis guidelines

Total Credits required for Master of Sacred Music (MSM) is 36. Please refer to the University Catalog University Catalog or website for admissions requirements; transfer credits policy; and tuition fees.