¿Qué aprenderé?

The Artist Diploma is a two-year program for gifted performers who are looking for advanced instrumental, conducting, or vocal studies without the additional academic demands required in a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) or Ph.D. program. Applicants must have already earned a master's degree. This program is limited to the most advanced instrumentalists, vocalists, and conductors, who are in the beginning stages of professional careers as performers.

The Artist Diploma program differs from the Doctor of Musical Arts program in that it is intended for musicians who are solely interested in a career in performance whereas the DMA program is designed for students who may primarily be pursuing a career in academia. The curriculum is limited to applied lessons, ensembles, and performance related seminars in order to provide students with the maximum opportunity to refine their performance skills. The Artist Diploma recipient will be prepared to go on to participate in international competitions, audition for professional orchestras and opera companies, and embark on a performance career.

The student in the Artist Diploma program is at the beginning stages of a career in performance, as opposed to the Doctor of Musical Arts degree, which prepares the student for a career in academia. The type of focused study on performance in the Artist Diploma program prepares students for professional opportunities such as regional, national, and international competitions, auditions for opera companies, and symphony orchestras.

Available Options

Instrumental Track

Vocal Track

Conducting Track

Learning Outcomes

Perform or conduct and rehearse in an area of specialization at the highest level of professional practice.
Student engagement in research, scholarship, creative expression and/or appropriate high-level professional practice.
Demonstrate historical and theoretical knowledge supportive of the development of individualized interpretations within a full range of musical styles.
Activities requiring originality, critical analysis and expertise.
Display a thorough understanding of the history of their instrument or conducting medium and a comprehensive knowledge of the repertoire and literature specific to the area of specialization.
The development of extensive knowledge in the field under study.
Participate in international competitions, audition for professional orchestras and opera companies, and embark on a performance career.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

College of Fine Arts

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
US$24.050,00 por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado October 2023

Fecha de inicio

16 Enero 2024


College of Fine Arts

4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.,



89154, United States

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Bachelor’s Degree – You must hold a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, or an approved international equivalent. Grade Point Average – You must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 (4.00=A) for your bachelor’s degree, or a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years (60 semester hours).

Para estudiantes internacionales

Completed High school or have 3.0 cumulative GPA.

English Proficiency

IELTS Academic: Overall band of 6.0 No band below 5.5. TOEFL IBT Test - Overall score of 61. TOEFL Paper-Based Test - 13 Reading, 12 Listening, and 21 Writing. PTE Academic Overall - Overall score of 44.

Application Deadline: May 1 for fall semester; Oct. 1 for spring semester.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


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