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The Master of Music in Music Education requires 34 semester hours. At least one-half the work credited toward the degree must be in 600-level courses or above. A diagnostic examination is administered prior to the first semester of enrollment. During the final semester of the Masters program, Music Education students must complete a portfolio that demonstrates advanced competencies.

Advanced Licensure in Music is available upon successful completion of degree program. In order to qualify for this Licensure, the candidate must have three or more years of teaching experience.

Summer/Distance Program

This program has a special summer session that is coordinated with the public school schedule so that teachers can attend classes. For more information contact Dr. Patricia Sink at

Completion of the degree in three years involves:

  • Three summer sessions
  • Enrollment in two portfolio development projects (Fall or Spring semester)
  • One course offered online (Fall or Spring semester)
  • Allows continuous registration


Graduate Bulletin listing for this degree program