Master of Music Education / Kodaly Music Education
Colorado State University

Program Details

The online Master of Music Education with a specialization in Kodály Music Education helps students take their teaching, conducting, and musicianship to new heights with this unique program that is designed for elementary, secondary, and independent music educators.  The curriculum introduces the philosophy and teachings of Zoltán Kodály, emphasizing concepts like enjoyment as a motivating force in learning; the importance of a sequential music curriculum; use of folk song, folk dance, and game literature to teach musical concepts; and cultural heritage, music, and musical literacy.  Graduates will have a master’s in music education and will have earned national Kodály music teaching certification.


  • A regionally-accredited bachelor's degree in music
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • 5-10 page writing sample
  • Active teaching license

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission