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Music Education (MM)

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The Master of Music in Music Education is designed to train today's music teacher as both musician and educator. Graduate students majoring in Music Education choose from three specializations: elementary/middle school, secondary choral, or secondary instrumental. Opportunities to include commercial music components in the degree are available to interested individuals.

In addition to courses in the area of specialization, coursework also is required in music education foundations and contemporary educational issues. Supporting courses in music include research, theory, history, ensemble participation, and applied studies.

Music Education majors are required to successfully complete written and oral comprehensive examinations. The culminating project is a choice of either the lecture recital or thesis/project track.

For further information on our various graduate programs, contact Ms. Kathryn Paradise, Assistant Director of the School of Music.