Online Master of Music With a Concentration in Conducting

Advance your career and enhance your musicianship by earning your Master of Music with a concentration in conducting.

Earn Your Master of Music with a Concentration in Conducting

A growing number of music professionals are choosing to earn their master’s degree in music to further develop their skills and focus more intensely on specialized topics. UTEP’s Master of Music with a Concentration in Conducting can help enhance the scope of your artistry and musicianship while preparing to lead various types of musical ensembles.

Combining online and face-to-face instruction, this unique program is especially ideal for public school music teachers and others who wish to pursue their master’s degree while continuing to work full time. The entire degree spans two years that include two summer on-campus components.

  • Focus your studies on wind, choral, or orchestral conducting.
  • Learn from faculty with national and international reputations.
  • Benefit from an ideal mix of online and face-to-face instruction.
  • Continue to work and gain professional experience while earning your degree.
  • Available on the Academic Common Market*

*If you are a resident in one of the states that participate in the ACM, you MAY qualify for in-state tuition for this program while residing outside of Texas. For more information, you must contact the ACM Coordinator of the state in which you are residing. For contact info by state, please visit

Bachelor’s degree is required to apply.

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