The University of Mississippi offers an extensive range of degrees in music which prepare students for a variety of careers in the music profession while ensuring a strong liberal arts education. The University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
The Master of Music is an advanced professional degree designed to develop a particular area in music to a high level of specialization. The University offers the Master of Music in the following emphases: 1) music education ; 2) choral conducting and 3) performance in woodwind, brass, string, or percussion instruments, piano, and voice.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Music with an emphasis in music education is designed for students who wish to pursue advanced study in preparation for university teaching, research, and other leadership roles in music education. The program is individualized to fit each student's interests and background.
The Doctor of Arts in music is no longer offered at the University.
The University of Mississippi adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, sex, color, creed or national origin. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University.