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The DMA in music with a concentration in music composition is a professional degree program designed for outstanding students of composition who are preparing for professional careers, including teaching positions at the university level.
The concentration in music composition provides extensive faculty interaction as well as opportunities to develop advanced skills in traditional and contemporary compositional techniques. The opportunity to collaborate with music scholars, theorists, performers, educators and other composers provides students with a broad and well-rounded foundation for advanced careers in music.
Music Composition, DMA
Design & the Arts, Herberger Institute for
The Plan of Study is the required curriculum to complete the program.
Spring 2019: October 1, 2018
Fall 2019: December 1, 2018
Checksheets break down the course requirements for each degree program.
All applicants are automatically considered for merit based scholarships, with priority given to those who audition and/or interview on-campus.
Teaching assistantships are offered to graduate students who convey exceptional ability. Learn more about TA benefits, eligibility and application procedures.
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.