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Master of Music in Music Education

Program Details

East Carolina University offers an online Master of Music program in Music Education. This degree is for individuals seeking advanced experience and knowledge of pedagogical studies and theories related to music teaching. Students can choose an emphasis area in one of the following:

  • Pedagogical Studies
  • Choral Conducting
  • Instrumental Conducting
  • Music Therapy
  • Suzuki Violin Pedagogy
  • Performance
  • Music Theory/Composition

The emphasis in Pedagogical Studies is 100% online, while the others require a residency component.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in music education (or equivalent) and a valid teaching license
  • Essay on your philosophy of music education
  • Documentation of superior teaching
  • Résumé
  • Copy of your teaching credential
  • Article critique

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)