Throughout the degree plan, you'll have multiple opportunities to develop teaching
skills at the college level. Ph.D. students assist professors teaching undergraduate
courses for Music Education majors and undergraduate music courses for non-music majors.
Ph.D. students can take advantage of teaching opportunities in the Early Childhood
Music Program (ages 0-5), the Start Up the Band program (ages 10-12), the Adopt a
Singer program (ages 11-14) and the New Horizons Senior Band (ages 50+).
Faculty members have also published many articles in peer-reviewed journals, written
or contributed to textbooks and presented at regional, national and international
The College of Music is one of the nation's most comprehensive music schools and is
recognized internationally for its artistic and academic excellence. Its facilities
include more than 300 practice rooms, seven performance halls, numerous classrooms,
rehearsal rooms and computer labs.
Each month, Ph.D. students meet with faculty members to discuss special topics related
to career preparation. Through interaction with peers at various stages of degree
completion, you can prepare for research presentations at local, state and national