Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education
Auburn University

Program Details

The online Ph.D. in Music Education at Auburn University prepares you to work as a university faculty member, serve as a curriculum expert, and be a leader in music education.  Students will work directly with faculty to expand their knowledge and develop independent research skills. You’ll complete your degree with an independent research study that leads to your final dissertation.
Sample of Program Courses:
  • Research Studies in Music Education
  • Curriculum and Teaching in Music Education
  • Organization of Program in Music Education
  • Evaluation of Program in Music Education

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Auburn University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

Candidates must provide:

  • Evidence of ability to improve student achievement
  • Evidence of leadership & management potential