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M.A. in Music Education

39

Credit Hours

Class Size

Average residential-class size is 9

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Study Abroad

27+ Approved study abroad programs

Accreditation

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Class Size

Average residential-class size is 9

Transfer Credits

Transfer up to 75% of degree total to Liberty

Study Abroad

27+ Approved study abroad programs

Accreditation

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Residential Master of Arts in Music Education

The Master of Arts in Music Education is a 39-hour program that prepares you to teach music effectively in both primary and secondary schools, as well as at the collegiate level.

The M.A. in Music Education provides the following:

  • The opportunity for professional music educators to further their studies while continuing their careers
  • The advantage of an advanced degree when entering the job market
  • A broad understanding of music education, including historical and contemporary musical theories, philosophical and methodological approaches, strategies for curricular design, and research methods
  • The skills to meet market demands and the expectations of school administrators by equipping students through innovative training
  • A quality, Christ-centered curriculum that lays the foundation to become leaders in the education community

The Music Education (M.A.) degree is also offered online

Admissions Requirements

Find M.A. in Music Education admissions requirements.


M.A. in Music Education Concentrations

Conducting

Lead musicians with excellence. A master’s degree in conducting consists of ensemble teaching courses, advanced conducting concepts, and music applications.

Music Studies

Focus on concepts in ethnomusicology, conducting, contemporary arrangements, music technology, and research behind music education and worship.

Performance

Become more equipped to develop awareness in teaching performance. A master’s degree in music performance helps fine-tune your skill and expertise.


Career Opportunities in Music Education

  • Collegiate-level music educator
  • Professional music education consultant
  • Director of community music arts program
  • Director of Worship for Conferences
  • Support Staff (in large church worship ministry)
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