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Graduate Catalog | 2023-2024 
Graduate Catalog | 2023-2024

Vocal Pedagogy, Graduate Certificate

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The Graduate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy is designed to provide the advanced student with a concentrated program focusing on the methodology and practice of teaching voice.  The curriculum consists of 17 hours of graduate level work that can be completed in two semesters over one academic year.  The course of study includes private lessons, masterclasses, internships teaching in one-on-one and/or group situations, and a graduate pedagogy sequence culminating in a directed project.

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree in music from a university or conservatory accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  2. Online application to Graduate Admissions, accompanied by the application fee in effect
  3. GPA required for entry into a master’s degree program
  4. Official transcripts
  5. Formal audition for acceptance as a post-baccalaureate student
  6. Placement tests in music theory, ear training, and piano; any deficiencies revealed in the placement tests may be remedied through coursework at UNC Charlotte or any institution accredited by an accepted accrediting body
  7. A diagnostic vocal pedagogy exam will be administered prior to placement into the program

Certificate Requirements

Students must take all of the courses below to complete the Graduate Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy. All courses must be taken at UNC Charlotte and must be completed within five years.

Certificate Total = 17 Credit Hours

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