University of Washington (Seattle, WA) — DMA in Choral Conducting (2013)
— primary study with Dr. Geoffrey Boers; secondary study with Dr. Giselle Wyers and Dr. Steven Demorest.
Minnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, MN) — MM in Choral Conducting (2004)
— primary study with Dr. David Dickau.
Bemidji State University (Bemidji, MN) — BA in Vocal Performance; BA in Composition (2002)
— primary study with Dr. Paul Brandvik and Dr. Brad Logan; secondary study with Dr. Patrick Riley.
— Additional conducting study with Dr. Kathy Saltzman Romey (University of Minnesota) and Dr. Robert Bode (University of Missouri at Kansas City).
— Additional composition study with Sven-David Sandström and Chinery Ung.