The Catholic University of America

Graduate Students

We offer numerous graduate programs including M.M., M.A., Joint M.A./M.L.S., D.M.A., and PhD, as well as certification and diploma opportunities. If you are interested in applying for a graduate program at the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America, please be sure to fulfill all requirements. You must apply to the University through the office of graduate admissions as well as pass an audition.

Applicants interested in the musicology and composition are not required to audition, but will have other requirements to fulfill. Be advised that in order to be considered for a music scholarship, an audition is required. Be sure to read all information provided in regards to your major of interest. Should you have any questions, please contact

DMA Applicants Please Note: All DMA applicants must complete a Repertoire and Professional Experience Record Form. Please select the form below that corresponds to your prospective degree. 

CUA will have on campus housing available for Graduate students next academic year. Available spaces
will include single and double rooms in Caldwell Hall (male) and Seton Wing (female). Interested students can go to for more information including how to apply. 

Programs of Study