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M.A. in Music Education

Residential Master of Arts in Music Education

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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


Academics: M.A. in Music Education

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Admissions Requirements

Find M.A. in Music Education admissions requirements, transfer information, and more on the Residential Admissions site.


Career Opportunities in Music Education

  • Collegiate-level music educator
  • Professional music education consultant
  • Director of community music arts program
  • Music education supervisor
  • School music administrator