This DMA program in Music Performance prepares musicians to pursue careers in performance, scholarship, and teaching. The DMA is the preferred terminal degree for those who are dedicated to a lifelong career in music.
The program is for individuals who have completed a master’s degree in music performance and is designed to be completed in three years (full-time enrollment) or five years (part-time enrollment).
Admission to graduate programs in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development requires the following minimum components:
- Statement of Purpose
- Letters of Recommendation
- Proficiency in English
See NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Admissions website for additional information on school-wide admission. Some programs may require additional components for admissions.
See How to Apply for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.