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Master of Music in Contemporary Music
Conveying the broad scope of applied musical practice in the 21st century
  1. About
  2. Admission
  3. Courses
  4. Cost
  5. Faculty

What will I pay for the Master of Music program?

The cost of your degree depends on many factors, including:

  • Where you live
  • Where you will take classes online or on campus
  • Scholarships or student employment you receive
  • Time to complete

In addition, WOU many change tuition and fees between today and when you finish your program, changing the overall cost estimate.

Try the net price calculator in the Financial Aid pages and use the information below to sketch out your Master of Music program budget.

Tuition:

The Master of Science in Education program requires 54 total credits. Starting fall term 2014, tuition will be $557 per graduate credit. Tuition and fee rates are determined by the Western Oregon University Administrative Rules for extended programs and are subject to change.

Find more information about costs on the Financial Aid Department’s pages.

Fees:

A $300 one-time matriculation fee is assessed on all new graduate students.

In addition to those fees, students taking 6 hours or more are assessed a $125.00 health service fee ($54 for summer).

Financial Aid:

Please visit the Financial Aid pages to learn more about the programs available for graduate students.

Graduate Student Assistantships:

If you pursue a Master of Music , full-time you may apply for an assistantship, a form of student employment that includes both salary and tuition remission for research or teaching services as part of your academic and professional training and development. If you want to learn more:

Read the official description of a graduate student assistantship

Examine the PDF job description for an assistantship

Music Scholarships

Oregon Service Scholarships are available for graduate students who demonstrate aptitude in music and academics. It is imperative that all students interested in music scholarships apply to the scholarship committee by the first Friday in February prior to the Fall term of an applicant's anticipated enrollment. Contact Dr. Tom Bergeron (503-838-8802 or berge@wou.edu) for scholarship guidelines and application, or select the following files to download that reflect your current status and eligibility:

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