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College of the Arts

School of Music

E101 Music and Speech Center
Tel: 330-672-2172


The Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology allows for in-depth study of current and/or historical cultural research. Emphasis on a particular non-western historical period, style or continent leads to both breadth and depth of research skills.

Admission Requirements

Official transcript(s); three letters of recommendation; interview; and academic paper written in English.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 32 total credit hours.

Thesis/ Dissertation

The Master of Arts program requires a thesis.

All students writing a thesis must pass a final oral examination covering the thesis and the student’s major area of study.The final oral examination may be attempted two times.


National Association of Schools of Music