The Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education is a professional degree for individuals committed to leadership in music education policy and practice in a variety of settings both in and outside of schools. The degree program consists of three components: coursework, qualifying examinations, and a dissertation. Students must complete a minimum of 48 semester credits with grades no lower than B- in graduate-level coursework. All degree requirements must be completed within seven years of the date of matriculation.
A new cohort of students is admitted each fall. Cohort members progress through coursework and weekly seminars together and attend research seminars each year. They also interact with all music education graduate students as part of a nationwide community of scholar/practitioners.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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