APU Band

Graduate Programs

Artist Certificate Program

This music certificate prepares graduate students with the practical skills to succeed as a professional performer.

Composition, MM

The Master of Music in Composition prepares musicians for professional careers in the specialized and competitive field of composition and arranging.

Conducting, MM

The Master of Music in Conducting prepares musicians for professional careers in the specialized and competitive field of conducting.

Music Education (MMEd)

The Master of Music Education prepares current and prospective teaching professionals as school music specialists qualified to lead K-12 music programs in both private and public sectors.

This program offers the following areas of study: Choral and Instrumental.

 

Music Industry, MA

The Master of Arts in Music Industry equips talented independent musicians and managers with the business acumen they need to thrive in the competitive, ever-changing music industry.

Online: Low Residency at Orange County

Performance, MM

The Master of Music in Performance allows specialization in instrumental performance, keyboard collaborative arts, piano and organ performance, and vocal performance.

This program offers the following areas of study: Instrumental, Keyboard Collaborative Arts, Piano and Organ, and Vocal.

Note: This information is current for the 2024-25 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.