Courses across the university are also available to our graduate students, and cross-faculty inquiry is actively encouraged.
Learn about the application process, and general academic and admissions requirements.
In the MA thesis option (Plan A), students conduct research, write a thesis, and then orally defend the thesis document to the music education faculty.
Students’ research advisors provide guidance throughout this process.
Program highlights include a supportive, collegial community of scholars that helps provide personalized attention to students, as well as practical experience gained by working alongside faculty who are internationally recognized as teachers, conductors, researchers, and authors.
Graduate assistants work closely with faculty in the areas of research, teaching, and ensemble conducting.
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One to two years’ of teacher education; or a four-year Bachelor’s degree in Education.
Each of the graduate programs in Music Education requires a final written project and subsequent oral examination of the materials.
Preparation for this exam begins with the first class and extends through the entire course sequence.