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Graduate Degrees and Certificates

Steps to Apply Now!


You should have already applied to William Paterson University. If you haven’t please do so HERE.


You should have received an email confirming your William Paterson University graduate application which includes your student ID#.


Check out our audition requirements:


Complete a Music Department application on My Application Status Page

The steps will be as follows:

  • Complete the music department application
  • Choose a date for your audition (if applicable)
  • Provide two names and emails of references. One of them must be from a music educator or studio teacher.
  • Upload any audio or video recordings required by your concentration of interest.


Come to campus for a live audition and interview (if applicable)

Graduate Assistantships  (GAs) providing full tuition remission plus a stipend are available. To apply, please check the appropriate box when completing your online General Application. You will then be informed of GA application procedures and deadlines. For more information CLICK HERE.