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Kaley Klaus, MLS Coordinator
College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 235

Music Concentration

About the Program

Students pursuing an MLS with a concentration in Music will work closely with advisors to select courses that meet their professional needs, based on their current achievements and future goals. In addition to the 10-hour MLS Core, students are able to select 18 graduate credit hours of music courses* in the following areas:

  • Performance (applied lessons)
  • Ensembles
  • Conducting
  • Pedagogy
  • Music Education
  • Theory
  • Literature
  • Composition

*Courses from outside music can be used to supplement the program based on a student's particular area of focus.

Program Admissions Requirements

This concentration requires a 2.75 GPA on the last 60 undergraduate credit hours.

Program Curriculum

MLS Core Courses: 10 credit hours (required)

Concentration: 18 credit hours

Culminating Experience: 3 credit hours

Total Hours Required: 31 credit hours

Culminating Experience

Students are required to complete a three-credit-hour culminating experience. This experience is designed around the student's focus, including, but not limited to: performance, seminar, or final project.

Program Contact

Contact Professor Benjamin Cline to see if the Master of Liberal Studies concentration in Music is right for you. Once you have been admitted to this concentration, please follow the MLS Checklist and read the MLS Student Handbook.

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