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University of Oklahoma

School of Music

Norman, OK

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University of Oklahoma

Overview

University of Oklahoma / School of Music is located in Norman, OK, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Instrumental Primary instrument
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Instrumental Secondary instrument
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Piano pedagogy
Master of Music (M Mus) Voice Opera
Master of Music (M Mus) Voice Performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Wind/percussion/string instruments
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Wind/percussion/string instruments
Master of Music (M Mus) Organ Organ technology
Master of Music (M Mus) Organ Church music
Master of Music (M Mus) Organ Standard
Master of Music (M Mus) Musicology
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Composition
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Organ Church music
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Organ Standard
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education Piano pedagogy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education Kodaly concepts
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education Conducting
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Music education Standard
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Piano Performance and pedagogy
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Piano Performance
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Conducting Instrumental
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) Conducting Choral
Master of Music (M Mus) Instrumental conducting
(Graduate Certificate) Music performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Choral conducting Church music
Master of Music (M Mus) Choral conducting Standard
Master of Music (M Mus) Piano Performance
Master of Music (M Mus) Piano Performance and pedagogy
Master of Music (M Mus) Music theory
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Conducting Orchestral
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Conducting Church music
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Conducting Wind
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Conducting Choral
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) Voice
Master of Music (M Mus) Composition
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) General Kodaly concepts
Master of Music Education (M Mus Ed) General Vocal/general

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Final recital (for M!Mus performance, conducting, and composition degrees)
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Three recitals and/or workshops (two recitals for DMA in composition)
Other Advanced Degrees Varies
Two recitals

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

182
Applied
77
Accepted
48
Enrolled
42%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree in music, music education, or the equivalent; transcripts; resume; personal statement; 3 letters of recommendation; audition and/or other practical application materials as appropriate to intended degree; sample of scholarly writing (for M Mus in musicology and in music theory)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in music, music education, or the equivalent; transcripts; resume; personal statement; 3 letters of recommendation; sample of scholarly writing; audition and/or other practical application materials as appropriate to intended degree
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree in music, music education, or the equivalent; transcripts; resume; personal statement; 3 letters of recommendation; audition

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

174
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.6%
Black or African American 1.72%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.87%
Asian 2.87%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.87%
Unknown 2.87%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 0
Male (43)
Female (13)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Piano pedagogy, performance practice, music education, musicology, music theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 500 West Boyd Street
Norman, OK  73019
United States
Contact Dr. Roland Barrett
Director
Email: rcbarrett@ou.edu
Phone: 405-325-2081
Fax: 405-325-7574