Master of Music

The North Georgia College & State University Master of Music (MM) program is designed to prepare students for music careers in both the private and public sectors. Graduates of the program will be equipped with advanced musical training, thus enabling them to apply comprehensive musicianship in a variety of settings. The MM program is a 33-semester hour graduate program, with a specialization in performance.

For additional program information, contact the Master of Music Program, Department of Performing Arts, 706-864-1423, or write to Master of Music Program, Department of Performing Arts, John L. Nix Mountain Cultural Center, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001.

Graduate Admissions Procedures

Application materials may be obtained from the Office of Graduate Admissions or from the North Georgia website Applicants must pay a one-time, non-refundable application fee. Admission requirements are listed below. When all application materials required to make an admission decision have been received by the Office of Graduate Admissions, notification will be sent to the applicant via e-mail and a copy of all materials will be forwarded to the program. Upon review, a letter from the MM program will be sent to the applicant verifying acceptance or denial.

Applicants who are currently in the last semester of undergraduate work will be evaluated based on their completed academic work and their current course enrollment. Formal admissions decisions for these students cannot be made until the baccalaureate is conferred.

Students who are admitted, but do not enroll with the cohort must reapply through the Office of Graduate Admissions. Students who were previously enrolled but have not been in attendance within the last three semesters must also reapply. All documents and materials submitted to fulfill the application requirements for entry to a program at North Georgia become the property of the university and will not be returned. These materials are kept for one year for incomplete application files; three years for completed and accepted, but not enrolled.