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Butler University Office of Admission

Graduate Admission

Expert Faculty. Small Classes. Nationally Ranked Programs. 

Butler offers 20 master's degree programs and a number of certificate programs. Our nationally ranked, accredited graduate programs are geared for the working individual, and led by faculty who are experts in their field. Butler graduate students benefit from hands-on, interactive learning experiences and partnerships with local schools and businesses. 

We look forward to talking with you about how you can realize your academic goals and further your career with a graduate degree from Butler University.

Graduate Degree Programs

Jordan College of the Arts

Master of Music, with concentrations in:

  • Composition 
  • Conducting, Choral Track
  • Conducting, Instrumental Track 
  • Music Education, non-thesis option 
  • Music Education, thesis option
  • Performance 
  • Piano Pedagogy 
  • Master of Music Degree with a Double Major

Master of Arts in Musicology

Non-Degree Graduate Programs

Jordan College of the Arts

Music Teacher Certification