Admissions Requirements

Master of Arts in Music Education (M.A.)

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  • Credit Hours Required: 36
  • 2017-2018 Tuition: $510 per credit hour
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  • $50 application fee (beginning Fall 2016, the application fee will be deferred and assessed during Financial Check-In)
  • Regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree in Music or equivalent in music, music education, or music and worship with at least a 3.0 GPA (2.50-2.99 may be admitted on caution)
    • Official college transcripts (must be mailed directly from your college to Liberty University in an official, sealed envelope)
    • If you would like for Liberty University to request that your college transcripts be submitted and do not have a current balance at your university, please complete the Transcript Request Form (for domestic students only).
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  • Statement of Purpose (500 words or less) explaining your purpose for pursuing this degree. Consider the following in your response: how is this degree going to help you in your ministry and/or vocation; what do you hope to learn through this process; and, what do you hope to do with this degree after graduation?
  • 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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