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Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Music in Music is offered by the university’s College of Fine Arts and under the School of Music. This program is intended for working musical educators who wish to improve their teaching by expanding their knowledge. The target student for the M.M. in Music Education include music educators who teach at levels K-12 in both public and private education settings, as well as students who would like to eventually go on to pursue a Ph.D. This program’s distance learning delivery was designed with working music teachers in mind who wouldn’t typically have the freedom to pursue a traditional master’s certificate on-campus due to family, location, or work commitments.

With the University of Florida’s Master of Music in Music Education, teachers may be able to take the knowledge they gain and apply it immediately in the classroom, rehearsal, and applied lesson. The faculty members of this program are all nationally and internationally recognized teachers, researchers, conductors, authors, and clinicians. Additionally, the curriculum is contemporary as it embraces the ever-changing world of music and music education. The coursework consists of 33 credits; some of the classes span topics such as Psychology of Music, Music Learning with Technology, Music History & Literature, and Musical Creativity. Through the online classroom, students are given the opportunity to connect and collaborate with a diverse group of talented peers in the music education field. Once students complete this rigorous program, they may be rewarded with a foundation of knowledge in music education, and may also expanded job opportunities in this meaningful field.


  • Bachelor in Music Education (preferred) or Bachelor in Music with corresponding professional teaching experience
  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Professional teaching experience in a K-12 classroom or alternative setting (such as private music teacher)
  • Online Graduate Admission Application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended
  • Resume
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Academic portfolio
  • Personal Statement of Purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

This program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Council for Accrediation of Teacher Education.