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.

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).

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
20 August 2019 8 May 2020 1 Semester
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$17,830

Class information

Class hours:

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 iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, Completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6.

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
20 August 2019 8 May 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$31,000

Class information

Class hours:

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.
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).

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
18 August 2020 10 December 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$18,010

Class information

Class hours:

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 iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, Completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6.

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
18 August 2020 6 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
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Class information

Class hours:

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).

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
20 August 2019 8 May 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$17,830

Class information

Class hours:

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 iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, Completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6.

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
20 August 2019 8 May 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$31,000

Class information

Class hours:

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).

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
18 August 2020 10 December 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$18,010

Class information

Class hours:

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 iBT 65-78, IELTS 5.5-6.0 (All subscores minimum 5.0), PTEA 44-52, Completion of Academic English Level 5 or Password Test Level 6.

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
18 August 2020 6 May 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

Class information

Class hours:

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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