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Undergraduate Certificate in Piano

The undergraduate certificate program is an option for students who wish to improve their keyboard skills without seeking an advanced two year degree in piano. This certificate is available to those piano enthusiasts who strive to work in the field and develop their own playing style.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Piano consists of 6 courses:

  • MUS 171: Pedagogy (1 cr.)
  • MUS 340: Piano Literature (2 cr.)
  • MUAP 110: Applied Music-Keyboard (C) (2 cr.)
  • MUAP 210: Applied Music-Keyboard (C) (2 cr.)
  • MUAP 310: Applied Music-Keyboard (C) (2 cr.)
  • MUAP 410: Applied Music-Keyboard (C) (2 cr.)
To apply, please complete the Undergraduate Piano Certificate and return to:

Office of Admissions
414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD 57069
Phone: 605-677-5434
Fax: 605-677-6323


Please email a one-page resumé outlining your piano and education background to Susanne Skyrm, ( or Susan Gray, (