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Master of Music Degree in Music Education


The program of study leading to the master of music (M.M.) degree in music education is designed for practicing music teachers who possess a teaching certificate and have at least one year of full-time K-12 music teaching experience.

Required Course of Study (a total of 30 credits, which are distributed as follows):

1. Four courses (12 credits) in music education:

Required Courses:

  • 08:702:513 Philosophical Foundations of Music Education (3)
  • 08:702:514 Graduate Research in Music Education (3)

Electives in Music Education (choose two from the following):

  • 08:702:538 Proseminar in Music Education (3) (may be repeated with different content)
  • 08:702:539 Behavioral and Cognitive Approaches to Music Learning (3)

2. Four courses (12 credits) in music theory and music history, to be selected with the graduate adviser's approval.

3. 6 credits of electives acceptable for graduate credit in either music, music education, and/or education.

*The master's of music degree in music education online program offers online elective courses permissible pending adviser approval.

In addition, every student must take a comprehensive written examination in music education.

Students in music education are not guaranteed lessons but may take them if space is available.
 
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