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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. Additional information for applicants with international credentials can be found on our international web pages.

ApplyTexas Application

  • completed online ApplyTexas application

  Review important information about the ApplyTexas application.


Application Fee(s)

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

  Review important information about 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 important information about transcripts. Official transcripts, sent directly from your institution, 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

Applicants are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores that meet the minimum program requirements below unless they have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or the equivalent from a country on our exempt countries list.

  • 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 important information about official test scores.