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BM/MM, Music Technology

Application Deadline

Please apply before your senior year (last two semesters). Deadline is June 1 if starting senior year in the Fall. Deadline is December 1 if starting senior year in the Spring.

Application Process

  1. Meet with Paul Geluso to discuss interest
  2. Gather application materials (application process details below) 

Application Requirements

Please note that applications will not be processed until all their components have been received. 

  • Statement of purpose
  • GPA 3.5 and above
  • Resume/curriculum vitae
  • Copy of transcript
  • Academic plan (128–132 undergraduate credits, plus 32 graduate credits; check with Scott Hirsch)
  • Portfolio is required. A list of links to your online portfolio should be provided as noted below. Please submit a paper copy that highlights some of your work along with your links.
  • Meet with Paul Geluso. Bring all application documents- forms below must be signed by Paul.
  • Change of Major Form (must be signed by Paul, then sent in by Scott)
  • Bachelor's/Master's Dual Degree Declaration Form (must be signed by Paul, then Scott will send to Graduate Admissions a semester before you start the MM)

After both forms are signed by Paul Geluso, hand in all application documents to Scott.

Requirements for Portfolio

  1. A portfolio of samples of previous professional, artistic or academic work on music, technology and related fields. Examples include, but are not limited to, school papers, scientific publications (max 8 pages long), web pages, or audiovisual materials of work you have composed, performed, recorded, mixed, and/or produced.
  2. The portfolio should be made available online (e.g., on your personal webpage). Please upload a document in which you list links, passwords (if needed), and descriptions for up to three works that you would like the Admissions Committee to review as part of your application. Do not upload the work itself; you should provide only a list of links to the works. Acceptable file types for the upload document are .doc, .docx and pdf. Music Technology candidates are encouraged to use Soundcloud and Vimeo.  

Financial Aid

As part of their financial aid package, students are often awarded work-study benefits. The Music Technology program offers several work-study compatible employment opportunities.