Master of Music in Music Education
Boston University

Program Details

The online Master of Music in Music Education program prepares students to lift their music departments, schools, and communities and to extend music participation from infancy through senior adulthood.  Students critically examine a variety of research that informs music education; and discuss and analyze philosophical, sociological, and psychological ideas and problems in the field of music education.  The program offers flexibility, allowing students to choose electives that allow them to hone their scholarly writing and research skills.  Graduates are re-energized, with their teaching bolstered by new techniques, research skills grounded in theory and history, and analytic skills sharpened.


  • Two current recommendations from immediate supervisors, music teachers, mentors, and/or undergraduate faculty 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Personal statement 
  • Current resume
  • An example of scholarly writing such as a research paper used for undergraduate work

Special Accreditation

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education