Learn about our degrees and diplomas, and how to apply to Manhattan School of Music!

College Degrees and Studies

  • Undergraduate

    Bachelor of Music (BM)

  • Graduate

    Masters of Music (MM)
    Dual Degree in Music and Education

  • Doctoral

    Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)

  • Professional Studies Certificate (PS)

    An intensive one-year program for musicians with a Master's Degree to prepare for competitions, auditions or career-entry positions.

  • Artist Diploma

    A one-year intensive program for exceptional students with a Master's degree, who wish to study at a performance level of the highest international standards.

For Students Aged 5-18

  • Precollege

    MSM's prestigious pre-conservatory training program for talented musicians aged 5 to 18, held on Saturdays during the school year.

  • MSM Summer

    Manhattan School of Music's summer program for gifted young musicians age 8-17 to develop their talents, build friendships, and have fun.

“The MSM faculty comes from the city’s great classical music organizations, including the New York Philharmonic and the Metropolitan Opera. Our jazz faculty features top names in the industry, and our musical theatre faculty and guest artists represent some of the best on Broadway.”

Joan Gordon

Interim Dean of Enrollment

Applications for 2020-21 are now available:

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