Master of Music in Choral Conducting

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The Master of Music in Choral Conducting (MMCC) is a unique program that will help you refine your conducting and rehearsal technique, musicianship, and vocal pedagogy with the guidance of 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).

To learn more, read the MMCC Brochure here.

To Apply

Please read the MMCC Program Application Information document.

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 a 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. 




Supplemental Program Application

Supplemental Application

February 28, 2019 

Cal State LA University Application 

Apply Online

Application opens February 1 and closes February 28, 2019

Official Transcripts 

Submit by

March 15, 2019

Course Syllabi & Schedule

View the Three Summer Master of Music in Choral Conducting Program Schedule here.

Thesis/Project Guidelines 

Read the guidelines here.

Graduation Guidelines 

Please read the Graduation Procedure document.

Summer Choral Festival

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

Tuition & Fees

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

Cost Per Unit (Lecture Courses)


Cost Per Unit (Applied Courses)


Financial Aid 

Financial aid opportunities are available to continuing students who wish to complete their degree in this program.  Options includ loans, scholarships, and grants. Federal student loans and grants may be available when students are fully matriculated at Cal State LA, during the fall and 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 Tom Lau (, Financial Aid Advisor for the College of Professional and Global Education.


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