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Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate, Vocal Pedagogy

A minimum of sixteen (16) credits is required for the completion of an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy. These credits must be earned at the 2000-level. This degree requires a minimum two years of study to complete, due to pedagogy courses happening sequentially across 4 semesters.

Placement Exams
  • Music Theory and Aural Comprehension
  • Music History
  • Italian Diction
  • English Diction
  • German Diction
  • French Diction

Placement exams are given prior to the start of the fall semester. For each exam that you do not pass you will be assigned a review course. The credits for any undergraduate review courses you are required to take do not count toward the certificate.

Minimum Grade Requirements

Students must earn a minimum of a B in any MPAVP-GE course in order for the credits for that course to count toward the degree. Students must earn a minimum of a B in Vocal Pedagogy in order to remain in the Advanced Certificate Program.

Program of Study

You must earn sixteen (16) credits.

Program of Study
Course # Course Name Credits
MPAVP-GE.2111 Vocal Training (Private Lessons) 3
MPAVP-GE.2171 Vocal Pedagogy I: Research 3
MPAVP-GE.2172 Vocal Pedagogy II: Practice 3
MPAVP-GE.2174 Vocal Repertoire for Teaching Across Genres 2
MPAVP-GE.2176 Vocology Research: Care of the Singing Voice I 3
MPAVP-GE.2177 Vocology Research: Care of the Singing Voice II 2

Part-time - 4 semesters

1st Year Fall (6 Credits)
Part-Time Program of Study
Course # Course Name Credits
MPAVP-GE.2111 Vocal Training (Private Lessons)  3
MPAVP-GE.2171 Vocal Pedagogy I: Research 3
1st Year Spring (5 Credits)
Part-Time Program of Study
Course # Course Name Credits
MPAVP-GE.2172 Vocal Pedagogy II: Practice 3
MPAVP-GE.2174 Vocal Repertoire for Teaching Across Genres 2
2nd Year Fall (3-5 Credits)
Part-Time Program of Study
Course # Course Name Credits
MPAVP-GE.2176 Vocology Research: Care of the Singing Voice I 3
MPAVP-GE.2131 Italian Diction (can test out of) 1
MPAVP-GE.2132 English Diction (can test out of) 1
2nd Year Spring (2-4 Credits)
Part-Time Program of Study
Course # Course Name Credits
MPAVP-GE.2177 Vocology Research: Care of the Singing Voice II 2
MPAVP-GE.2133 German Diction (can test out of) 1
MPAVP-GE.2134 French Diction (can test out of) 1