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.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Colorado State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Essay/Writing Sample, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Candidates should submit a 30-40 minute music teaching video
  • Students must attend a two-week on-campus event at the Colorado Kodaly Institute