Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Conducting
Messiah University

Program Details

This NASM-accredited Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Music Conducting can be completed within two years completely online. Courses, on the graduate level, are held in 8 or 16 week increments. Accordingly, this program at Messiah is intended for music educators who have already completed their master’s degree. Focus is on advanced conducting and pedagogy skills, with specializations in:
  • Choral Conducting
  • Orchestral Conducting
  • Wind Conducting

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Messiah University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Portfolio, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Program candidates are required to submit a video recording of a live performance.