2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music, MM

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The Master of Music degree program is designed to develop candidates into professional conductors, teachers, and performers. A unique graduate opportunity will include extended mentoring between the Dean, involved music faculty, and the graduate music students. Additional para-curricular activities will also be offered (i.e. conducting seminars, reading sessions, master classes). Through these para-curricular activities, relational skills on multiple levels are discussed, evaluated, and experienced.

Additional Admissions Requirements

Admission standards for graduate studies at California Baptist University can be found in the admissions section of the University Catalog. In addition, each candidate must meet the following requirements for this program:

  1. Prerequisites
    • Completion of a Bachelor of Arts in Music or a Bachelor of Music from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and/or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or the evaluated equivalency

Program Requirements (36 units)

All students in the Master of Music program will complete twelve (12) units of core courses and an additional twenty four (24) units in one of four concentrations available.

Concentration Requirements (24 units)

Students must complete at least twenty four (24) additional units in one of the following concentrations: Composition; Conducting; Music Education; Performance


Students must complete either the Choral Conducting Track or the Instrumental Conducting Track requirements.


Students must complete either the Instrumental Performance Track or the Vocal Performance Track requirements.

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