Certificate in Jazz Piano

Undergraduate students interested in the Certificate in Jazz Piano must be in good standing and have completed at least 15 credits at Temple University by the initial requested semester of certificate coursework.

In addition to the online application and other requirements listed on the Certificates page, students must also successfully complete MUSC 1411 (Jazz section) or submit a video recording (DVD) of one jazz standard (with improvisation) from The New Real Book.

The Certificate in Jazz Piano will be acknowledged on the official transcript at the time of the awarding of the bachelor's degree provided that the student successfully completes the following courses with a grade of C- or better in each course:

MUSC 1411Private Piano for Non-Music Majors1
MUSC 1412Private Piano for Non-Music Majors1
MUST 3770Topics in Music Theory (take 2 times for 2 credits each)4
MUSC 3100Small Jazz Ensemble (take 4 times for 1 credit each)4
MUST 4113Jazz Improvisation: Theory and Practice I2
Total Credit Hours12