Ph.D candidate Richard Savery and Professor Gil Weinberg pose with a Shimi, one of the robots from the Robotic Musicianship lab.

Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

We are dedicated to giving our students the strongest foundation available with the newest and most exciting breakthroughs in audio and technology. We also create graduates that are immediately in demand from dynamic and rapidly expanding fields.

Based in one of the foremost technological research institutions in the world, we have a unique opportunity to offer our students field-leading expertise in a number of engineering and computing fields. This allows our students to pursue their artistic and technical interests simultaneously, giving them a rich blend of rare and extremely valuable skills.

Mastering Music Technology

As a graduate student in one of our programs, you will take classes that reinforce your traditional musical skills while building a foundation in the technical and theoretical aspects of music technologies.

Our faculty members are prominent in fields like robotics, signal processing, interactive music, brain music, and music cognition. They actively research and collaborate with notable musicians and local and international companies. They use these contacts to give our students exposure for their work, exciting research options and real-world opportunities when they graduate.


Two students discuss a theory they learned in class.

Master of Science in Music Technology

We teach students to revolutionize music through technology.
Ph.D. candidate Mike Winters playing a Theramin while wearing a brain scan cap.

Ph.D. in Music Technology

This fully funded program is the road to mastering what interests you in Music Technology.
A student using mixing equipment in a demo for a class.

Dual BS/MS degree program

For the BSMT student that's interested in going directly to grad school.
Students working together with a Moog kit.

Assistantships, Fellowships, & Scholarships

School of Music & External Aid

The School of Music awards a small number of scholarships and fellowships each year to Bachelor of Science in Music Technology (BSMT) and Master of Science in Music Technology (MSMT) students to reduce the cost of attendance. Learn more about these opportunities.