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The Master of Music Pedagogy degree integrates extensive artistic training on a primary instrument or voice with intensive study of cutting-edge pedagogical methods. The curriculum includes and real-world practice teaching opportunities, foundational research skills, and mentored internships that prepares students for teaching in the private studio. Graduates of this program often seek to continue their training in many of the nation’s leading doctoral programs.


Potential Career Options

  • Instructor in an applied instrumental or vocal studio
  • Composer/arranger of pedagogical materials
  • University professor in pedagogy and applied studies