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2014 - 2015 Graduate Music Examination Schedules



Master of Music Diagnostic Examination
Master of Music Qualifying Examination
Master of Music Graduate Listening Examination
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 20-22, 2014
January 9, 2015

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 12, 2014
April 1, 2015
July 15, 2015

Master's Graduate Listening Examination
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.

TBD

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 18-19, 2014
January 8, 2015


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 Matt Schillizzi at 215.204.7609 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

November 12, 2014
April 1, 2015
July 15, 2015

 

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