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2012-2013 Graduate Music Examination Schedules



Master of Music Diagnostic Examination
Master of Music Qualifying Examination
Master of Music Comprehensive Examination in Music Literature
Doctoral Entrance Examination
Doctoral Preliminary Examination


Master of Music Diagnostic Examination
Required of all Master of Music degree students prior to the first semester of graduate study. Master of Music students may not perform graduation recitals nor take final comprehensive master's examinations until all of the diagnostic examinations have been successfully completed.

August 22-24, 2012
January 21, 2013
August 21-23, 2013

Master's Qualifying Examination
For Master's degree students majoring in Composition, Music History, Music Theory, and Music Therapy. Required upon the imminent completion of 30 semester hours of graduate study and with the approval of the major advisor. Music Therapy students should see Dr. Dileo for specific examination times.

November 5, 2012
April 1, 2013
August 5, 2013

Master's Comprehensive Examination in Music Literature
Also known as the "100 Listening Examination," this exam is for Voice and Opera Master of Music degree students whose admission was effective during or after January 1985. This is an Exit Exam, taken in your penultimate or final semester of master's study.

October 1, 2012 at 3:30pm
November 5, 2012 at 3:30pm
December 3, 2012 at 3:30pm
February 4, 2013 at 3:30pm
March 4, 2013 at 3:30pm
April 1, 2013 at 3:30pm
April 15, 2013 at 3:30pm
May 6, 2013 at 3:30pm
June 3, 2013 at 3:30pm
August 5, 2013 at 3:30pm

Doctoral Entrance Examination
Required of all entering DMA or Ph.D. students prior to or during the first semester of matriculation. All Entrance Exams must be passed or appropriate remedial coursework be in progress to register beyond the second semester of doctoral coursework.

The dates listed below are for doctoral students in Performance, Composition, and Music Education only. Students majoring in Music Therapy should contact Dr. Darlene Brooks at 215.204.8340 for the list of Music Therapy Entrance Examination dates.

August 20-21, 2012 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
October 15-16, 2012 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
January 14-15, 2013 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
June 3-4, 2013 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
August 19-20, 2013 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)


Doctoral Preliminary Examination
Required of all DMA and Ph.D. candidates. All "Incompletes" must be resolved before you will be permitted to take these exams. Please notify Jennifer Hoffmaster at 215.204.8117 at least one month prior to the date you wish to sit for these examinations so your exams can be prepared by the faculty.

The dates listed below are for doctoral students in Performance, Composition, and Music Education only. Students majoring in Music Therapy should contact Dr. Darlene Brooks at 215.204.8340 for the list of Music Therapy Preliminary Examination dates

August 20-21, 2012 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
October 15-16, 2012 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
January 14-15, 2013 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
June 3-4, 2013 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)
August 19-20, 2013 (for DMA in Performance, Composition, and Ph.D. in Music Education majors only)

 

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