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    1 PhD Programs in Music in Harrisonburg, USA for 2024

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      PhD Programs in Music

      Harrisonburg, Virginia hosts more than 40,000 residents within its borders. It is served by a system comprising of 8 public schools, a public university in the name of James Madison University and a private one besides the two colleges also found here.

      Typically, music programs concentrate on the historical, theoretical and technical aspects of music and performance. An interdisciplinary field, music is as much for the ambitious academic as it is for the aspiring professional musician.

      The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

      Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.