The program leading to the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts provides students with the highest level of professional training in the art of musical performance or the craft of musical composition. To this end, applied study in the major field is supported by extensive academic work with musicology and music theory. The Doctor of Musical Arts degree certifies that its holder is a sophisticated professional with the requisite skills and understanding to be an effective leader in his or her field.

For detailed information about the DMA program, please consult theĀ DMA Guidelines and the Academic Catalog, which are published yearly and archived by the Office of Academic Affairs.