Masters Programs in Music Education

Compare 8 Masters Programs in Music Education

A master’s degree program is designed to provide further education opportunities to qualified applicants. These graduate programs tend to require related undergraduate studies or professional experience for enrollment.

What is a Master in Music Education? Music education could be regarded as the transmission of information about musical expression. This might be performed in contemporary academic settings, such as schools, or in emerging educational platforms, such as internet-based peer learning. There are several options available in this general category of study, the most prominent divisions being the Master of Music with a focus on education and the Master of Education in Music. Common courses across the majority of programs include pedagogy, principles of music education, music literacy and research.

Scholars in this type of program are often available to maintain a personal musical practice, further developing their expressive and technical capacities. One might also find an increased network of collaborators to advance their art, including peers and instructors. The teaching skills typically acquired may help share music with friends and students alike.

It is important to check each program's tuition individually. Prices could be based on various factors, such as the nation in which the school is located and the facilities, such as laboratories, to which students have access.

Fresh graduates with a Master in Music Education might find employment in the office of a music teaching center. These administrative positions could include duties such as community outreach, program planning and facility management. Tutoring is another common entry-level position for music teachers. This might be done through an established school or advertising as a freelancer. Graduates with professional experience or significant personal achievements could find positions teaching topics in music theory, performance or education at schools, colleges or universities.

One is likely to find many options for music education degrees online and in traditional classroom formats. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master of Music in Music Education

European University Cyprus
Online Campus Full time 18 months September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The Master of Music program in ‘Music Education’ provides candidates with a comprehensive study of the theory, latest research, and skills that shape this specialization as well as the capacity to explore the broader significance of Music Education within the contemporary social context. [+]

The Master of Music program in ‘Music Education’ provides candidates with a comprehensive study of the theory, latest research, and skills that shape this specialization as well as the capacity to explore the broader significance of Music Education within the contemporary social context.

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives

The program aims to:

Offer a broad and comprehensive graduate program in Music Education. Provide students with the extensive and diverse knowledge, skills, experiences and attitudes in the area of Music Education. Create the conditions for students to participate in and develop musical and pedagogical activities of the highest level, within a range of contemporary educational settings. Enable students to develop critical thinking and participate in research projects related to the teaching and learning of music, both within and outside of the school environment, at a national and international level and combining a range of formal and informal teaching strategies. Enable students to develop expertise in research in the area of Music Education. ... [-]

Master of Education (MED/ALTA) Music

Alabama State University The Harold Lloyd Murphy Graduate School
Campus Full time 1 year August 2019 USA Montgomery

The Department of Music, which is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, provides programs in conjunction with the College of Education, leading to the Master of Education degree. The Master of Education in Music Education program provides training for Class A certification, Nursery-12th grades, in instrumental music or in vocal/choral music for teaching in public systems. [+]

The Department of Music, which is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, provides programs in conjunction with the College of Education, leading to the Master of Education degree. The Master of Education in Music Education program provides training for Class A certification, Nursery-12th grades, in instrumental music or in vocal/choral music for teaching in public systems.

Admission to graduate study is first secured through The Murphy Graduate School. Students applying for admission must present the following:

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a major in music or in music education; A grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; An acceptable GRE or MAT score presented upon admission, or during the first semester of residence; M.Ed. students see requirements for admission to a teacher education program; and Three letters of reference. ... [-]

Postgraduate education science: music pedagogy

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of Studies: Education: Music Education (MEd, 1.5 years or 3 semesters) Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Full-time / Part-time Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

Purpose

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator.... [-]


Master of Education Sciences: Music Pedagogy - Distance Learning

University of Nicosia
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia + 1 more

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. [+]

Duration of study (years): 1.5 year Title of Studies: Education: Music Education (MEd, 3 semesters) Level of Title of Study: Postgraduate (2nd Cycle of Studies) Language of instruction: Greek Study Mode: Remote Minimum Credits: 30 Minimum European Credit Units (ECTS): 90 Program Description

Purpose

The purpose of the program is twofold. On the one hand, help the student to acquire deep knowledge in the field of specialization through (a) the monitoring of educational courses in an advanced level, (b) study the relevant literature, and (c) interaction with Faculty and other students. On the other, the program aims at fostering research skills through (a) the monitoring of specific quantitative and qualitative research courses, (b) small scale investigations in the various courses and / or drafting Master Thesis, and (c) participation in seminars / conferences research content. In general, the overall aim of the program is to help the student to become an independent thinker and scientist educator.... [-]


Master of Music in Music Education (M.Mus.Ed)

Anderson University South Carolina
Online Full time Part time September 2018 Colombia Ibagué USA Anderson Greenville + 3 more

The MMUSEd can be completed fully online, with optional on-campus workshops and courses addressing specialized interests. [+]

Master of Music in Music Education

The Master of Music in Music Education can be completed entirely online, with optional on-campus workshops and courses offered to address specialized interests of our students.

The program is designed so students can achieve their academic and career goals on their schedule. The online degree courses mimic the on-campus atmosphere by providing students with a learning environment in which they can collaborate and interact with the professor and their peers.

Coursework Details

The 30-hour Master of Music in Music Education is designed to enhance the effectiveness of music teaching and learning by addressing current best practices in music, contemporary issues, modes of inquiry, and advanced competencies in musicianship. Master of Music in Music Education classes are structured in a convenient 8-week format for working adults, and the entire program can be completed in only 24 months.... [-]


Innovative technologies in contemporary music education

Sholokhov Moscow State University for the Humanities
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2,5 - 2,5 years September 2018 Russia Moscow

The training program aims to create a master's thesis based on relevance and primacy of creative and educational products. [+]

The training program aims to create a master's thesis based on relevance and primacy of creative and educational products. Contents of the dissertation are localized at the junction of science pedagogy of art, a technique of musical education, music psychology, music, musical pedagogic management activities, creative technologies. Based on the principle of redundancy educational environment allows undergraduates to acquire a multi-faceted educational experience that provides the possibility of extending the field of professional activity.

The uniqueness of master's degree program.

Unique is the principal ground of the program content:

The principle of relevance and primacy of educational and creative products of students designing their own personal educational content The principle of redundancy of the educational environment The principle of educational reflection ... [-]

Master Degree in Music Education

Five Towns College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA New York

The program is designed to take 2 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, *% finished in 2 years. [+]

How much will this program cost me?

Tuition and fees: $40,690 Books and supplies: $2,600 On-campus room & board: $25,530

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

International Scholarships

International students accepted to Five Towns College are eligible to receive an international scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 USD per year. These scholarships are based on talent and/or merit and are remunerable based on the scholarship criteria set forth in the awards letter. These scholarships are awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?... [-]


Music Teaching

Instituto Piaget
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Portugal Almada Viseu + 1 more

This course aims to provide the student with a broad and in-depth training, regarding the pedagogical practice in vocational music education. Focused on the teaching of Instrument, the student will be endowed with a range of scientific and pedagogical skills for the professional performance of his teaching activity, preparing him for a full insertion in the teaching structures, such as: Conservatories, Academies, Vocational Schools of Music , among others. [+]

CampusAlmada / LisboaViseuCourse Objectives

This Master's Degree aims to provide the student with a broad and in-depth training regarding the pedagogical practice in vocational music education.

Focused on teaching Instrument, the student will be endowed with a range of scientific and pedagogical skills for the professional performance of his / her teaching activity.

And, through a vocational qualification in the vocational education of music, this will be prepared for a full insertion in the teaching structures, such as: Conservatories, Academies, Vocational Schools of Music, among others.

Professional outputsAlmada

Teaching, Specialized Teaching of Music, in private and public teaching, in the respective group / subgroup of Instrument: Singing, Clarinet, Double Bass, Flute, Guitar, Oboe, Percussion, Piano, Trombone, Trumpet, Trumpet, Cello.... [-]