Graduate Programs

Master and Doctoral Degrees

Five Towns College in Long Island offers several graduate programs. In addition to the Master’s degrees in Music Education (M.M.), and Jazz/Commercial Music (M.M.), Five Towns College is highly qualified to award a Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.) degree. Expert pedagogues in the music and entertainment industries provide FTC graduate students with a dynamic, hands-on higher education experience.

At Five Towns College, earning a master’s degree or doctorate of arts degree provides graduate students with valuable professional development experience, as well as a competitive edge at any career stage. FTC graduate programs are designed to be both challenging and rewarding with coursework that inspires and prepares students for a variety of careers.

Music graduate programs such as our Master in Music Education help students deepen the breadth and scope of their musical passions and teaching skills to enrich the lives of their students. When you choose to advance your own study and research in the field of jazz/commercial music at FTC, you’ll be on your way to earning a Master of Music degree (M.M.) designed for professional musicians, music business executives, recording engineers and more.

The Five Towns College Music Teacher Education program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). This is a mark of distinction that is of the highest quality in the nation. Five Towns College graduate programs are registered by the New York State Education Department, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, and highly regarded.