Texas Tech University

Graduate Admission Requirements

To be accepted into one of the Masters or Doctoral Degree programs in music, the applicant must be approved by the School of Music and admitted by the Texas Tech Graduate School. 

The following steps are required:

Apply to the Graduate School here.

You will be prompted to submit the following documents/information:

— A complete curriculum vitae showing your training and experience.

— A personal statement of professional goals and aspirations.

— Sample of written work, such as term paper, master's thesis, published article, etc.

— Letters of recommendation (2-3) are required. 

— Additional audio/video materials will be required for specific degree programs.

2. A personal interview or audition before the appropriate divisional faculty is required. Performance or teaching videos/links and digital copies of written work are required before a personal audition or interview will be schedule. If travel to Texas Tech University is not an option, telephone interviews or online interviews may be an option.

* Scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) are NOT required for admission to any graduate music degree.