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Music Performance

Graduate Advisor
Dr. Jason Kwak
jk45@txstate.edu
512.245.3390
Music Building, Room 204

Advisor Support
Dr. Alton Corley
ac44@txstate.edu
512.245.7387
Music Building, Room 109

School of Music
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This certificate program requires 15 hours to complete.


Deadlines U.S. Citizen International
Fall June 15 June 1
Spring October 15 October 1
Summer I April 15 March 15
Summer II June 1 No Admission

Application Deadline
This program has a flexible deadline.

Decision Timeline
This program reviews applications on a rolling basis.

Application Requirements

The items required for admission consideration are listed below. International applicants, please visit our international web pages for additional requirements.

ApplyTexas Application

  • completed online ApplyTexas application

  Review the instructions for submitting your ApplyTexas application.


Application Fee(s)

  • $10 nonrefundable application fee
  • $50 nonrefundable international evaluation fee (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your application fee(s).


Transcripts & GPA

  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each four-year institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.5 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in all completed graduate course work (if applicable)

  Review the instructions for submitting your transcripts. Official transcripts will be required if admission is granted. 


GRE Scores

  • GRE scores not required

Documents & Other Requirements

  • audition is required by the department

TOEFL or IELTS Scores

Non-native English speakers who do not qualify for an English proficiency waiver:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 78 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 6.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 6.0

If you do not meet the scores above, you may qualify for English-based conditional admission if you meet the minimum scores below:

  • official TOEFL iBT scores required with a 45 overall
  • official IELTS (academic) scores required with a 4.5 overall and
    • minimum individual module scores of 4.5

  Review the instructions for submitting your official test scores.