Master of Music Degree: Music Education Concentration

General

Program Description

Are you a professional music educator wanting to do more to inspire your students? Ball State University’s online master of music with a concentration in music education is designed to support the growth of K-12 music educators and serve as a quality foundation for those who may choose to pursue doctoral study.

Because the program can be completed entirely online, you can earn your master’s degree while still teaching at your school. Applicants must have a minimum of two years K-12 school music teaching experience to provide the appropriate context for this advanced degree.

Other Program Features and Benefits

You will complete 30 credits of course work, including a capstone experience, that is designed to meet your professional and educational goals. Options for the capstone experience include a thesis, creative project, research paper, or cognate (six hours of concentrated study in a focus area).

Course offerings include a balance of selected courses in music history, music theory, and music performance.

You might participate in virtual mentorships by education and/or performance faculty for live classroom rehearsals, conducting, professional conferences, etc.

Why Ball State's Online Master of Music with a Concentration in Music Education?

  • Ball State University is a national leader in music education.
  • A Ball State degree has the same merit whether you earn it online or on campus.
  • You will learn from nationally known and award-winning faculty.
  • We are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.
  • You can receive course credit while still teaching at your school.
Last updated Aug 2020

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