Master of Music in Choral Conducting

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Program Description

The Master of Music in Choral Conducting (MMCC) is a unique program that will help you refine your conducting and rehearsal technique, musicianship, and vocal pedagogy with the guidance of hands-on attention from prestigious and experienced faculty. Each summer residency is seven weeks long and includes a one-week choral festival of lectures, masterclasses and performances with prominent guest artists. This program allows you to transfer up to three regular-session classes (9-semester units) from an accredited university of your choice. The MMCC Program is accredited through the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

To learn more, read the MMCC Brochure and Program Sheet.

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To Apply/Application Deadline

Please read the MMCC Program Application Information document.

Please read about Graduate Application and Admission.

Read about International Graduate Application and Admission.

Summer 2021 Start:

Master of Music in Choral Conducting

Online Application Opens: 
February 1, 2021

Application Deadline:
February 28, 2021

Transcript Deadline:
March 15, 2021

To apply, use Cal State Apply here.

Learn how to use Cal State Apply here.

Please submit Official Transcripts by March 15, 2021 to:
Office of Admissions and Recruitment
Cal State LA
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Course Syllabi & Schedule

Coming soon.

Please read the Graduation Procedure document.

Graduate Handbook

Download/view the MMCC 2020 Graduate Handbook here.

Tuition & Fees

The MMCC Program is a self-support program run through the College of Professional and Global Education. Tuition fees vary each summer and are based on the number of units taken. Fees are subject to change without notice.

Summer 2021 fees are pending University's approval.

Financial Aid 

Financial aid opportunities are available to continuing students who wish to complete their degree in this program. Options include loans, scholarships, and grants. Federal student loans and grants may be available when students are fully matriculated at Cal State LA, during the fall and depending on each student’s submitted Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

File your FAFSA at For more information, please visit: Cal State LA/PaGE Financial Assistance or contact Tom Lau ([email protected]), Financial Aid Advisor for the College of Professional and Global Education.


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