Music Theory (MM) Program By University of Louisville |Top Universities

University of Louisville

University of Louisville Campus, Louisville, United States
  • Degree MMusic
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(USD) 41457-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Jan, Aug
The School of Music offers training toward two specific graduate degrees in music: Master of Music requiring a minimum of 36 credit hours of graduate credit, and Master of Music Education requiring 30 credit hours. All programs require a minimum of 24 credit hours of residence at the University of Louisville. 
The Music Theory area is committed to the instillment of a core of performative and analytical skills that will serve musical practitioners throughout their careers. In graduate courses, students apply these core skills to the study of a broad musical repertory. Students pursuing a master's degree in music theory work closely with our faculty to develop their interests in research and pedagogy and prepare themselves for careers in teaching and performance.

About University

The University of Louisville is a state-supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. It was a municipally supported public institution for many decades prior to joining the university system in 1970. The University has three campuses. The 287-acre Belknap Campus is three miles from downtown Louisville and houses eight of the university's 12 colleges and schools. The Health Sciences Center is situated in downtown Louisville's medical complex and houses the university's health-related programs and the University of Louisville Hospital. The 243-acre Shelby Campus is located in eastern Jefferson County.
Mission Statement The University of Louisville pursues excellence and inclusiveness in its work to educate and serve its community through:

  • teaching diverse undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in order to develop engaged citizens, leaders, and scholars,
  • practicing and applying research, scholarship and creative activity, and
  • providing engaged service and outreach that improve the quality of life for local and global communities.
The University is committed to achieving preeminence as a premier anti-racist metropolitan research university.
Vision Statement The University of Louisville will be recognized as a great place to learn, a great place to work and a great place in which to invest because we celebrate diversity, foster equity and strive for inclusion.
Founded in 1798 as one of the nation's first city-owned, public universities, the University of Louisville (UofL) is a vital ecosystem that creates thriving futures for students, the community and society. UofL is one of only 69 universities in the United States to earn recognition by the Carnegie Foundation as both a Research I and a Community Engaged university and is proud to be ranked among the nation's best institutions for African American and LGBT+ students, as well as a designated Military Friendly school. The institution is a producer of top scholars, including 148 Fulbright Scholarships awarded since 2003 - more than all other Kentucky public institutions combined - and has earned international acclaim for groundbreaking discoveries in areas including transplantation, cancer research, cardiac care and spinal cord research. This dynamic tapestry of diverse perspectives makes UofL a place where potential is unleashed and positive change for humankind is fueled.   UofL enrolls more than 22,000 students and offers undergraduate degrees in more than 50 fields of study, master’s degrees in over 75 areas, and doctoral degrees in over 35 disciplines. The university also is accredited to grant professional degrees in medicine, dentistry, and law.