Schools Offering the Degree
Bowling Green State University offers a degree in this field. To be admitted, students must pass an audition in addition to all other admission requirements. Students living in Ohio will pay about $9,704 per year. Ohio residents living on campus will pay about $17,214 per year. Non-Ohio residents will pay about $9,704 per year, plus a non-resident fee of $7,308 per year. Non-residents living on campus will pay about $24,522 per year. Book and academic supplies cost about $800 to $1,200 per year. Students pursuing their jazz studies education at this university will have to perform in jazz ensembles, complete jury examinations, prove keyboard proficiency, perform in a recital, complete 20 credits in advanced jazz studies courses, take six credits of music electives, 27 credits in basic musicmanship, foreign language, writing proficiency, and general education.
The University of Louisville School of Music offers this degree as well. Students must pass an audition in addition to all other admission requirements. Residents will pay about $4,212 per semester and non-residents about $10,212 per semester. Students will also have to purchase books and pay any other associated fees. This school does have scholarship assistance available. Students will take a variety of courses and the ones focused on jazz studies include the evolution of jazz, jazz style and analysis, jazz piano class, jazz improvisation one and two, jazz theory, jazz piano proficiency, and music electives.