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Master of Music in Music Education

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master of Music in Music is intended for working musical educators who wish to improve their teaching by expanding their knowledge. 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.


  • BA/BS/BM in Music Education
  • Candidates with a BA/BM in Music will also be considered. Individuals in this category must have experience and interest in teaching, which can be demonstrated through the supplemental Academic Portfolio
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA in undergraduate study (and 3.0 GPA in undergraduate music theory, earning training, and music history courses)
  • Professional music teaching experience

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

National Council for Accrediation of Teacher Education (NCATE)


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.