Master of Music in Choral Conducting

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The unique Master of Music in Choral Conducting (MMCC) Program will allow you to refine your conducting and rehearsal technique, musicianship, and vocal pedagogy with hands-on attention from prestigious and experienced faculty. Each summer residency is seven weeks long and includes a one-week choral festival of lectures, master classes and performances with prominent guest artists. This program allows you to transfer up to three regular-session classes (9 semester units) from an accredited university of your choice. The MMCC Program is accredited through the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Application Procedure and Entry Requirements

Please read the MMCC Program Application Information document.

Online Application

Summer 2019 Applications Now Open. 

To apply to Master of Music in Choral Conducting Program, applicants must complete the following steps. 

  1. Complete the supplemental program application linked below. 
  2. If you are first-time applicant, create a profile and account for the PaGE Online Portal. Returning users may log into their existing account. 
  3. Upload your completed supplemental program application and all required documents to the Master of Music in Choral Conducting Page.
  4. Once pre-approved, complete and submit a university application through Cal State Apply Submit official transcripts to Cal State LA's Office of Admissions. 
Document Link Deadline
Supplemental Program Application Supplemental Application January 31, 2019 
Cal State LA University Application  Apply Online

Application opens February 1 and closes February 28, 2019

Official Transcripts  Submit by March 15, 2019


Please read the MMCC Brochure here.

Master Schedule

The Summer 2019 Program Schedule will be posted in early 2019.

Course Syllabi

Coming soon.

Thesis/Project Guidelines

Read the guidelines here.

Graduation Guidelines

Please read the Graduation Procedure document.

Summer Choral Festival

Information for the 2019 Summer Choral Festival will be available in early 2019.

Information and Advisement Session

Applicants who wish to receive more information or academic advisement may contact MMCC to schedule an appointment:

Tuition and Fees

The MMCC Program is a self-support program run through the College of Professional and Global Education. The tuition cost varies each summer and is based on the number of units taken. Fees are subject to change without notice.

$725 per unit for lecture courses
$825 per unit for applied courses

Financial Aid

There are financial aid opportunities available to matriculated students who wish to complete their degree in this program, including loans, scholarships, and grants. Federal student loans and grants may be available when students are fully matriculated at Cal State L.A. in the fall, depending on each student’s submitted Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). File your FAFSA at For more information, please visit: Cal State LA/PaGE Financial Assistance or contact the financial aid advisor for the College of Professional and Global Education, Tom Lau (

Contact Us

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