Master of Sacred Music (M.S.M.)
The Master of Sacred Music (M.S.M.) program combines academic research and musical studies that focus on the history, theory, composition, and performance of music for academic instruction, liturgical and religious purposes.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Develop the methodological skills and obtain the necessary education to continue on to advanced studies in sacred music/or secular music, such as a Doctorate in Sacred Music/or secular music;
- Gain new insights, perspectives, and practices in liturgical music performances; and
- Plan and integrate sacred music into liturgical celebrations.
MUS 501 Music Education Fundamentals I
MUS 512 Music Education Fundamentals II
MUS 510 Music Theory
MUS 523 Psychology of Music
MUS 547 History of the Gregorian Chant
MUS 556 History of Sacred Music
MUS 557 Music in the Renaissance
MUS 558 Analysis Techniques
MUS 583 Integration of Music into the Liturgical Celebration