Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
*Students interested in visiting other Alabama campuses must contact the specific campus for visit information and registration as available dates and times vary.
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TROY Service Centers meet the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
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Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
The School of Music at Troy University is a vital part of a dynamic, global university. Focusing on musical excellence in the classroom and in the performance arena, the School of Music is committed to helping students become competent, caring music education professionals. From the "Sound of the South" to the "sounds" coming from classrooms and performance halls across the country and around the world, the School of Music at Troy University continues its tradition of making a difference, one student at a time. We invite you to join us!
The John M. Long School of Music is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
The mission of the John M. Long School of Music is to provide opportunities for undergraduate music majors, minors, and non-music majors and graduate music students to develop the musical skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to become intelligent/artistic performers and/or consumers of music capable of making informed, independent musical choices. Additionally, the School of Music is a cultural resource for the University and the Troy community and provides appropriate services.
The purpose of the undergraduate music major within the School of Music is to provide educational experiences that will assist students in developing the musical skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to pursue a viable career in the music profession. Each of the three possible tracks - specializations - provides courses to assist students in developing specialized skills, knowledge, and techniques in either choral music, instrumental music, or a selected area within the music industry. The School of Music works in collaboration with the College of Education to provide experiences leading to music teacher certification in Alabama, and supports the University NCATE conceptual framework to develop innovative, informed, reflective decision makers. (The University NCATE conceptual framework is documented in the mission statement of the College of Education in both the print and electronic formats of the University undergraduate and graduate catalogs).
The purpose of the graduate professional educator certification program in the School of Music is to provide advanced, specialized music education experiences that will assist graduate students in developing the musical skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed to begin/continue a viable career as a professional music educator. The School of Music works in collaboration with the College of Education to provide educational experiences for advanced music students with traditional music certification and for advanced music students pursing alternative music teacher certification in Alabama, and supports the University NCATE conceptual framework to develop innovative, informed, reflective decision makers. (The University NCATE conceptual framework is documented in the mission statement of the College of Education in both the print and electronic formats of the University undergraduate and graduate catalogs).
TROY - Dr. Hui-Ting Yang, assistant professor of piano and coordinator of piano activities in Troy University's John M. Long School of Music, has been named as an official Steinway Artist.
Steinway and Sons has cultivated relationships with pianists from every genre and has named close to 1,600 official Steinway Artists worldwide. Artists such as classical pianist Lang Lang, jazz pianist Diana Krall, pop icons Billy Joel and Harry Connick, Jr., as well as the likes of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Sergei Rachmaninoff and Arthur Rubinstein have worn the mantle of Steinway Artist.
Steinway Artists must go through a lengthy application process and satisfy three main criteria: have musical ability and recording history, be a currently performing pianist and be a purchaser and owner of their own personal Steinway piano, said Dr. Larry Blocher, Dean of TROY's College of Communication and Fine Arts.