Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology

Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology

Admission Requirements Program Format Degree Requirements Potential Careers

Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology
School of Music 

Liberty University’s, NASM accredited, Master of Arts in Ethnomusicology, 100% online program, is designed to offer an innovative education in world music for those seeking careers in cross-cultural environments. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills essential to understanding music systems in a variety of cultures and communities. Through research, performance, and application your education will be a well-rounded experience.

You will be equipped with an understanding in:

  • Ethnic music theory.

  • Anthropology of music.

  • Arts in global engagement.

  • Applied ethnomusicology.

You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Global Studies, Music and Worship, or Music Education.

Program Format

  • 100% Online*
  • 42 total credit hours 
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.

*Optional Intensives are available

Degree Requirements

  • A three credit hour thesis or project is required.
  • Three credit hours of field experience required.
  • View the Degree Completion Plan
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Potential Career Options

  • Teaching
  • Research