Doctor of Musical Arts students are fully prepared as artist/scholars ready to join the academy. A large faculty of outstanding artists, teachers, and researchers supports a comprehensive program of study.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education prepares students for careers as public school music administrators or college-level teachers. Such development requires a comprehensive knowledge of the psychological, social and musical values in music education; theories of learning as applied to music education; historical and theoretical properties of music education; and scholarly and research techniques required for understanding and investigating problems in music and education.