Artist's Certificate in Music Performance, Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 18

Program Code: G086

The Graduate Artist's Certificate in Music Performance is a focused, post-bachelor's program of study for pre-professionals who wish to develop their performance skills in preparation for performing careers. The goal of the Graduate Artist's Certificate program is to assist students in making themselves more marketable as professional musicians.  The program requires satisfactory completion of eighteen (18) hours of approved graduate-level coursework and is designed to be completed over two consecutive semesters of full-time enrollment.

Certificate Requirements

XXXX 5020, Applied Lessons (2 semesters at 4 credits each semester) 18
GRRE 5043Graduate Recital-Graduate Artist Certificate (2 full-length recitals at 3 credits per recital)6
MUTE XXXX, Major Performance Ensemble (not required for voice) 22
MUTE 5271Chamber Music (not required for voice)2
Choose from an approved list of graduate level course work:0-4
Performance elective(s)
Total Credit Hours18

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.