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This program is designed for general music, choral or instrumental music educators with any level of experience that are looking for professional development and career advancement. Further your practice and your career, while exploring the latest methods of research and pedagogy with leading faculty. Develop your knowledge and skill in ways that empower you to inspire your students.
Official nameMaster of music with emphasis in music education
Program typeMaster's degree
Academic homeCollege of Arts & Science | School of Music
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
This degree has potential benefits for
- Elementary general music teachers
- Middle and high school band and choral directors
- Private music instructors
- Music directors
The online master of music with an emphasis in music education is 100 percent online: no campus visits required. Students with full-time jobs typically take one or two classes each semester, including summers, and finish the program in about three years.
Course work covers
- Music education (15 credits)
- Teaching practicums (4 credits)
- Music theory and history (9 credits)
- Research-to-practice capstone (4 credits)