Master of Music Education

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • MME students will demonstrate a basic understanding of current music education issues and their impact on the education of children.
  • MME students will demonstrate a historical perspective on music education practice.
  • MME students will demonstrate acceptable musicianship skills in performance, rehearsal, and classroom environments.
  • MME students will demonstrate ability to reflect upon their own practice as music educators
  • MME students will demonstrate ability to investigate contemporary teaching approaches and techniques available to the music educator.
  • MME students will demonstrate the necessary skills to review and design music materials, curriculum, and research related to music teaching and learning.

Required Courses

CONSVTY 5591GPedagogy of Music Theory3
CONSVTY 5042Styles and Genres in Music3
CONSVTY 5574Contemporary Issues in Music Education3
choose ONE of the following courses (2 credits total):
CONSVTY 5540ASeminar In Adv Music Education Methods For Elementry Teachers2
CONSVTY 5540BAdvanced Methods In Instrumental Music2
CONSVTY 5540CAdvanced Methods In Choral Music2
choose ONE of the following courses (3 credits total):
CONSVTY 5589Academic Portfolio3
or CONSVTY 5599 Thesis
choose ONE of the following RESEARCH courses (3 credits total):
CONSVTY 5594AResearch and Analysis in Music and Behavior3
or CONSVTY 5585 Introduction to Descriptive Research in Music
or CONSVTY 5578 Research for Music Teachers
Methods/Materials/Music Electives (e.g., CONSVTY 5445, 5540x, 5582x, 5583x, 5586x, 5587x, Summer Workshops, Applied Music)8
TOTAL: 30 hours minimum

Requirements for Admission to the Masters in Music Education Program

  • documented completion of a bachelor's degree in music education or the equivalent
  • have an acceptable interview with faculty from this discipline
  • provide evidence of musical proficiencies applicable to music education settings.