Non-degree programs and certificates

Non-Degree programs and certificates are offered for students in the College of Music. Coursework in certificates may be used as electives for degrees, however, please visit with the Graduate Advisor to determine what will work for your situation.

Performance Diploma

The Performance Diploma Program is an intensive four-semester (two-year) course of study for musicians who have already achieved a high level of performance and wish to focus on developing their performing skills through further study.

Certificate in College Teaching (CCT)

Designed for graduate students seeking careers in post- secondary education.

Graduate Certificate in Music Theory

A non-degree program for students enrolled in another graduate music degree program at MSU.