Anderson University - SC

316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621-4035

Master of Music in Music Education

Program Details

Anderson University offers the Master of Music Education degree to students interested in this field. This program has optional on-campus workshops and course in addition to the online curriculum. Students may be able to complete this program in approximately 24 months. This program covers concepts and issues such as current and best practices in music, contemporary issues in music, and advanced skills and knowledge in musicianship.

A total of 30 credit hours of courses must be completed in order to graduate with the Master of Music Education. The requirements include: 15 credit hours of music education courses; 8 to 9 hours of supporting courses in music theory, history, and performance; 6 to 7 credit hours in music special topics or electives in education. The required courses include Music Teaching and Learning, and Introduction to Research in Music Education. A student must also build and complete a portfolio that conveys the skills and knowledge acquired in this program. The portfolio should also convey competencies and experiences to a potential employer. The program culminates in a comprehensive set of written and oral exams, which a student must complete and pass in order to graduate with this degree.

Program Overview:

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    100% Online
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The admissions requirements include: a baccalaureate degree in music education from a regionally or nationally accredited institution or a current teaching certificate; official transcripts; a minimum undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.5, three completed reference forms; and graduate placement exams in music theory and history.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges



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