Graduate Pathway in Music Composition

Enrich the lives of others through the power of music with a Master of Music Composition from the University of South Florida. An INTO USF Graduate Pathway program in Music will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master’s degree program at USF.

After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Want to study in the US in January 2021? With our flexible program options, you can choose to study online or on-campus.

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176 (169 in all subscores), or Duolingo 105.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in Music. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Auditions or interviews are required for acceptance into the Music Composition concentration.

Don't meet the English language level?
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Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 9 December 2021 1 Semester
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*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.


Class information

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. No GRE required.Progression requirements for some majors may vary. See below for full details. Concentrations: Composition, Jazz Composition. Notes: Please allow at least 2 months for an admissions decision for this program.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in all subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 5, Password Test Level 6, IELA 169 (162 in all subscores), or Duolingo 95.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in Music. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Auditions or interviews are required for acceptance into the Music Composition concentration.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 6 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.


Class information

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. No GRE required.Progression requirements for some majors may vary. See below for full details. Concentrations: Composition, Jazz Composition. Notes: Please allow at least 2 months for an admissions decision for this program

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, or IELA 176 (169 in all subscores), or Duolingo 105.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in Music. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Auditions or interviews are required for acceptance into the Music Composition concentration.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 9 December 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.

Class information

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. No GRE required.Progression requirements for some majors may vary. See below for full details. Concentrations: Composition, Jazz Composition. Notes: Please allow at least 2 months for an admissions decision for this program

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5 (5.0 in all subscores), PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 5, Password Test Level 6, IELA 169 (162 in all subscores), or Duolingo 95.

Academic requirements:

4-year undergraduate degree in Music. Equivalent of a 2.5 GPA out of 4.0. Auditions or interviews are required for acceptance into the Music Composition concentration.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class US university. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $4,000 to $8,000 per year per qualified student.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
17 August 2021 6 May 2022 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

*Please note that pricing will be available in the next academic year.

Class information

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

3.25 GPA. At least one A grade in core graduate courses, and no grade lower than B. No Incomplete or Withdraw grades. No GRE required.Progression requirements for some majors may vary. See below for full details. Concentrations: Composition, Jazz Composition. Notes: Please allow at least 2 months for an admissions decision for this program

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