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Apply to the Master of Music in Music Education Program
  • How to Apply

    We are pleased you are interested in competency-based graduate education to enhance your skills and advance your career in music education. Please follow these instructions for completing the application process for admission to our graduate program in music. You can apply online for either the the Instrumental, Jazz Pedagogy or Kodály emphasis.


    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We recommend applying by June 1, though application review and admission will continue beyond this date as space permits.

    Complete all applicable sections of the following form and submit it with your non refundable $25 application fee.

    1. Submit a 200-300 word writing sample (typed) with your application summarizing your current competencies and skills, reason(s) for seeking graduate education, and areas of competency you wish to enhance in graduate school.
    2. Submit a résumé or curriculum vita with your application.
    3. Forward official transcripts of all previous undergraduate and graduate course work to the Conservatory of Music at the address below.
    4. Submit the names of three references you have requested to write letters of recommendation addressing your academic/musical skills and your potential for success in graduate studies. Possible references include former faculty and your current associates/supervisor.
    5. For information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and other available financial aid, contact Capital's Financial Aid Office at (614) 236-6511. Your application for financial assistance will not influence the admission decision.
    6. International students must demonstrate language proficiency by meeting one of the following requirements:
      • Test Language Proficiency Score
      • TOEFL: paper 550
      • TOEFL: computer 213
      • TOEFL: Internet-based 80
      • IELTS 6.0
      • Please address immigration document questions to: 


     Address all correspondence to:
    Capital University
    Adult & Graduate Education
    1 College and Main
    Columbus, OH 43209-2394


    Call Anne Mikan at 614-236-6199 or e-mail