Master of Music in Music Education
University of Kentucky

Program Details

Alumni of the Master of Music in Music Education degree program from University of Kentucky are teaching in the public schools of some 26 states around the country, as well as in prestigious positions at major universities such as UCLA, Colorado State University, Florida State University, and Syracuse University. In this program, students gain a wealth of knowledge and hands-on training which ensures their ability to be successful after graduation. There are two tracks offered to suit students' personal interests and professional goals:

  • Vocal/Elementary General Music
  • Instrumental (Band/Orchestra)


Students are required to complete an on-campus component during the summer, typically two weeks in length.

  • Baccalaureate degree from a fully accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or from a recognized foreign institution
  • Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of at least 2.75 and 3.00 on all graduate work
  • Professional recommendations
  • School of Music Entrance Exam in music theory and music history

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges