Application Procedures

Internal Graduate Applicants: Music Theory

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The procedures outlined here apply to students who are currently pursuing a Master of Music in Music Theory at the Jacobs School of Music and who would now like to apply for admission to the PhD program.

Step 1: Complete the Indiana University Graduate Application

Complete the online IU Application for Graduate and Professional Students HERE. An application fee will normally be assessed for the application, however, as you have paid the fee in the past, be sure to request a fee waiver as you reach the last step of the application.

Step 2: Complete the Jacobs School of Music Graduate Application

Complete the online IU Jacobs School of Music application for admission (you will receive a link to this in a confirmation email that will come shortly after you complete the IU application). All applicants to the Jacobs School of Music must have their applications complete and received by the Jacobs School of Music Office of Admissions by December 1, 2015 in order to be considered for Fall 2016 admission.

Step 3: Departmental Review

Enroll and complete MUS  T599 - Master’s Degree Comprehensive Review

NOTE:

All applicants whose native language is not English must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and submit an acceptable score by March 1, 2016 to the Jacobs School of Music Office of Admissions in order to receive full consideration for Fall 2016 admission. The minimum TOEFL result for the doctoral degree program is a paper-based score of 600, a computer-based minimum of 250, and an internet-based minimum of 100.