Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Music Education
Boston University

Program Details

The online Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Music Education program enhances technological skills and revitalizes participants’ practices with new methods based on the latest theory.  Students complete foundational courses in music education which cover historical, philosophical, psychological, and sociological aspects of the field.  The remaining courses are selected by the students depending on the areas they wish to strengthen in their practices, including music technology, policy, research, or a combination of these areas.


  • Two current recommendations from immediate supervisors, music teachers, mentors, and/or undergraduate or graduate faculty addressing 
  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • A master’s degree
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement 
  • Statement of Research Interest
  • Writing sample

Special Accreditation

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education