Community Music Graduate Certificate

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If you are interested in learning more about sharing music in your community or your classroom, but don’t want to pursue a full graduate degree, consider the Community Music Graduate Certificate. You’ll be able to develop musical skills and learn more about using music in the classroom and community settings, such as businesses, churches, or community ensembles.

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Certificate Overview

Coursework — 14 Hours Minimum

  • 1 Hr – School and Community Music, Program Orientation
  • 4 Hrs – Children’s Music, School and Community Vocal, Instrumental, or General Music (1 course)
  • 3 Hrs – Music Content Course(s)
  • 6 Hrs – Music Education and/or Education Support Course(s)
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  • Complete a Music Skills Assessment

Application Deadlines

  • March 15 for Summer Semester admission
  • June 15 for Fall Semester admission
  • October 15 for Spring Semester admission

Current Graduate Students

  • If you are currently enrolled in a graduate degree, notify the program coordinator that you want to pursue this certificate.

Non-Degree Students

  • Notify the program coordinator that you want to pursue this certificate.
  • Apply as a non-degree seeking graduate student through the Graduate School.
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Cost & Financial Information


Financial Support

  • Auburn’s Financial Aid Office helps students find support.
  • Auburn’s Graduate School provides fellowships and financial aid information.
    • Note: Federal financial aid can not be used to fund a graduate certificate if it is the only program in which you are enrolled.
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