Mission Statement

The mission of the Doctor of Musical Arts in Vocal Pedagogy and Performance is to train the future vocal pedagogues and performers to prepare them for their future as a teacher of singing and performance.

Curriculum Requirements

Performance Courses
Applied Lessons8
Opera Theater2
Vocal Performance Preparation2
Creative Activities
MVP 832Doctoral Recital2
MED 702DMA Essay Proposal1
MVP 831Doctoral Essay9
Vocal Pedagogy
Vocal Literature for Teaching
Select 18 credit hours of the following:18
Vocal Literature for Teaching: English
Vocal Literature for Teaching: German
Vocal Literature for Teaching: Italian
Vocal Literature for Teaching: French
Studio Teaching Techniques
Vocal Literature for Teaching: Musical Theater
Advanced Vocal Pedagogy
Vocal Pedagogy Internship
Doctoral Seminar
Teaching Music in College
Voice Disorders
Allied Music Courses
MED 662Psychology of Music I3
MTC 717Analytical Techniques (or other MTC course)3
Select 12 credit hours of Cognate/Electives12
Total Credit Hours60