Music Education (M.A.)

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  • Credit Hours Required: 36
  • 2018-2019 Tuition: $545 per credit hour
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The Master of Arts in Music Education is a 36-hour program that applies a practical foundation of music, music education, and research to the educational environment.  Unique to this degree is specialized instruction in advanced music techniques and applied performance studies.

  • Study with nationally recognized music education specialists and professionals
  • Receive instruction in music education theories, philosophies, and methodology
  • Learn conducting from well-known and respected professionals
  • Experience specialized training strategically designed for the music education classroom
  • Study voice, piano, guitar, strings, bass, woodwind, percussion instruments, songwriting, and conducting in private lessons
  • Pursue a research-based degree while remaining active in the field of music educator
  • Prepare to enter a doctoral program in music education

Admissions Requirements

  • $50 application fee (beginning Fall 2016, the application fee will be deferred and assessed during Financial Check-In)
  • Unofficial college transcripts with a completed Transcript Request Form. An official final college transcript showing a completed Bachelor’s degree is required before first semester enrollment.
    • Completion of an earned baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in one of the following areas: Bachelor's degree in Music, Music Education, or Music & Worship
    • 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing (2.5-2.99 may be admitted on caution)
  • Self Certification Form (for students in the final term of their bachelor's degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a Graduation Application through their ASIST Account.
  • Additional admission requirements for international students


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