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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


Residential Music Education Cognates


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