Rutgers University offers an online Master of Music in Music Education degree. The program is available to students who want to challenge their current knowledge of teaching music to the next generation. Students engage with K-12 learners and deepen their understanding of teaching but also of music fundamentals.
Undergraduate degree in music or music education (with or without a teacher certification) from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
At least one year of teaching experience
Three letters of recommendation
Personal statement (1-2 pages) with career objectives
Video teaching (5-10 minutes) or letters of reference which address the applicant's teaching experience
5-10 page academic paper on a subject in music history, music theory, or music education
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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