Master’s Degree in Music Education
The graduate program for a Masters in Music Education requires satisfactory completion of 36 credits of approved graduate courses including a research project and 25 hours of field experience. It is designed for those individuals who have Provisional/Initial Certification and wish to attain Professional Certification to teach grades K-12. Twenty four of these credits in the Masters of Music Education program must be completed in residence in order to be eligible for the master’s degree. The program provides the opportunity to advance your study and research in music education and earn a Master of Music Degree (M.M.). All requirements must be completed within five years of the date of matriculation.
Academic Standards for a Masters of Education
All applicants for admission to the Masters in Music Education program are required to have Provisional/Initial Certification and demonstrate by audition significant musical skills and a commitment to the advancement of their personal and professional accomplishments. Completion of an undergraduate major in music education with at least 36 credits of applied music courses and a 2.75 overall G.P.A. are required for admission. You will take 18 credits of music education courses, 12 credits of music core courses, and 6 elective credits to complete the 36-credit requirement for the Master of Music Degree.