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Music - D.M.A.

Application Deadline

The application will open on September 14 and March 27 is the deadline.

The application is a two-part process. Applicants must apply to The Graduate School and Getacceptd,

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Degree(s) Offered

Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)

International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants must upload a credential evaluation within the online application.

Test Requirements

An audition is in lieu of GRE's. A TOEFL of at least 550 (written test) for international students.

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Required Electronically

  • Application
  • Application fee

Upon successful admission by the School of Music, send official transcripts to The Graduate School.
The preferred method is an electronic copy sent via e-Scrip or National Student Clearing House .
If an electronic transcript is not an option, official, unopened paper transcript(s) can be mailed to:

The Graduate School
James Madison University
17 West Grace Street
MSC 6702
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

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