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


  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE or MAT
  • Statement of Intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Valid & renewable teaching certificate
  • Clear background check
  • Evidence of ability to improve student achievement
  • Evidence of leadership & management potential

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges