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Post-Master’s Advanced Certificate, Vocal Pedagogy

Application Extended: Still Accepting Applications

16 Total Credits Required

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.


14 Credits

Requirements - 14 credits
Specialization by Advisement


2 Credits

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.

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