Master of Music Education Admissions

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This 32-hour degree program is designed for the practicing music educator who has one or more years of experience as a music teacher.

The program can be completed mostly in summer sessions (six weeks of coursework each summer), though a limited number of evening classes during the academic year may be required.

Separate tracks of study are available for instrumental, choral, and general music specialists. Students may also pursue three levels of Orff Schulwerk Certification as part of this degree program or other courses from the Summer Studies in Music Education program.

Apply NowStudent Requirements for Admission 

  1. A completed Master of Music Education application 
  2. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution 
  3. Valid teacher’s license 
  4. Official transcripts from all colleges attended 
  5. Two recommendations related to teaching and musical abilities 
  6. Writing sample 
  7. Interview with music education faculty