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Masters in Music Education Programs

The Masters in Music with a concentration in music education may be selected with a focus in instrumental or vocal performance, or with a Kodály Certification focus.

Core Courses (15 hours total)

  • MUS 5080 - Research Methods in Music Ed (3 hours)
  • MUS 5200 - Studies in Music Curricula (3 hours)
  • MUS 5210 - Psychology of Music (3 hours)
  • MUS 5220 - Seminar in Music Education (3 hours)
  • MUS 5350 - History and Philosophy of Music Education (3 hours)

Applied Music (4 hours total)

  • Applied Music (MUS 5xxxr level) or MUS 5997 (2 hours)
  • MUS 5000r - Graduate Ensemble (2 hours)

Music History and Literature (3 to 6 hours total)

To be selected from:

  • MUS 5020 - Seminar in Music History and Research (3 hours) required
  • MUS 5110 - Music Before 1600 (3 hours)
  • MUS 5120 - Music from 1600 to 1750 (3 hours)
  • MUS 5130 - Music from 1725 to 1825 (3 hours)
  • MUS 5140 - Nineteenth-Century Music (3 hours)
  • MUS 5150 - Twentieth-Century Music (3 hours)
  • MUS 5160 - Symphonic Literature (3 hours)

Music Theory, Composition, and Analysis (2 to 5 hours total)

To be selected from:

  • MUS 5050 - Seminar in Music Theory (3 hours)
  • MUS 5070 - Advanced Analysis (3 hours)
  • MUS 5090 - Musical Styles (3 hours)

Approved Electives (5 hours total)

Thesis/Performance/Project (1 to 3 hours total)

If the performance option is chosen, the candidate must be approved for 5000-level applied instruction and study with the appropriate applied music professor during the semester in which the recital takes place. The recital pre-hearing must also be approved by the Division Jury.

Core Courses (15 hours total)

  • MUS 5080 - Research Methods in Music Education
  • MUS 5200 - Studies in Music Curricula
  • MUS 5210 - Psychology of Music
  • MUS 5220 - Seminar in Music Education
  • MUS 5350 - The History and Philosophy of Music Education

Applied Instruction (4 hours total)

  • MUS 5xxxr - Applied Instruction or MUS 5997 - Independent Study(2 hours)
  • MUS 5000r - Graduate Ensemble

Music History and Literature (3 to 6 hours total)

To be selected from:

  • MUS 5020 - Seminar in Music History and Research (3 hours)(required)
  • MUS 5110 - Music Before 1600 (3 hours)
  • MUS 5120 - Music From 1600 to 1750 (3 hours)
  • MUS 5130 - Music From 1725 to 1825 (3 hours)
  • MUS 5140 - Nineteenth-Century Music (3 hours)
  • MUS 5150 - Twentieth-Century Music (3 hours)
  • MUS 5160 - Symphonic Literature (3 hours)

Music Theory, Composition and Analysis (2 to 5 hours total)

To be selected from:

  • MUS 5050 - Seminar in Music Theory (3 hours)
  • MUS 5070 - Advanced Analysis (3 hours)
  • MUS 5090 - Musical Styles (3 hours)

Kodály Certification (9 hours total)

  • MUS 5300 - Kodály Level I (3 hours)
  • MUS 5310 - Kodály Level II (3 hours)
  • MUS 5320 - Kodály Level III (3 hours)

Kodály Practicum or Project (1-3 hours total)

  • MUS 5960 - Project in Music Education (1-3 hours)

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