Music Theory, M.M.


The Master of Music in Music Theory program offers students an opportunity to deepen and refine their knowledge of music theory, and to continue developing their analytical, keyboard, and aural skills. Most MM students gain valuable teaching experience as graduate assistants. Students who complete this course of study are qualified to teach pre-college or community college courses or to apply for admission to a doctoral program.

Program Distinctions

  • UNC Greensboro’s School of Music ranked #1 in the “20 Best Colleges for Music 2020” by the Best-Value Schools Website.

The Student Experience

  • Our outstanding facilities, world-class faculty, and numerous ensemble experiences provide an environment for artistic and academic success
  • Beyond the classroom, our students enjoy a wide range of opportunities to experience and perform in concerts and musical ensembles across a wide range of genres and cultures, from classical to chamber music to modern jazz.

After Graduation

  • Graduates of the program are well-prepared for success as music education professionals as well as for further studies in music theory at the doctoral level.

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Program Details

Degree Type: Master's

College/School: College of Visual and Performing Arts

Program Type: Major

Class Type: In Person

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Leah Shaw Dameron
Graduate Student Services Specialist