Master of Music in Music Education
Kent State University

Program Details

The online MM in Music Education degree program from Kent State University offers teachers of choral, instrumental, and general music the opportunity to develop and refine their professional skills. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Develop and apply knowledge of foundational principles of music education (history, philosophy, sociology, psychology); research methods and practices; music technology; methods of music education in instrumental, choral, and general music contexts; western music theory and history; and world music
  • Excibit scholarly writing skills focusing on comprehensive knowledge of research methodology
  • Demonstrate reading, research, writing, and critical-thinking skills related to contemporary music education contexts


  • Bachelor's degree in music education from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission
  • Minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA for unconditional admission
  • Official transcripts
  • Current and valid state teaching license earned from an accredited U.S. university program
  • One year of full-time teaching completed before beginning coursework
  • Résumé
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission