Voice: Opera, M.M.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M730 Q481

Required Courses

Students will be advised early in the first semester of academic, linguistic, or diction deficiencies that must be addressed before graduation.

Required Course
Choose 8 hours in the following:8
Master's-Level Voice for Performance Majors
Core Courses
Choose 3 hours 13
Music Theory
Choose any graduate level MUTH course 23
Choose 4 semesters of the following:8
Opera Production
MUTE 5382Acting for Opera I2
MUTE 5392Acting for Opera II2
Music Electives
Choose 3 hours 33
Electives in Dance or Drama
Choose 3 hours with permission of the department and as approved by Graduate Liaison and Program Advisor3
Total Credit Hours32

No coursework taken to remediate deficiencies determined by the student's score on the Prelim Exam may be used to fulfill this requirement. It may, however, be used as elective credit, providing it is at the 5000- or 6000-level. 


Except for any Music Technology courses.


As approved by Graduate Liaison and Program Advisor, to be chosen from graduate level music offerings not directly associated with opera performance. Enrollment for credit in MUTE 5970 is acceptable. 

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.