Master of Arts in Music Education
University of South Florida

Program Details

The online MA in Music Education degree program from the University of South Florida-Main Campus is intended for the currently practicing music educator who wishes to increase their understanding of informal learning and learner-centered pedagogies. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Research Design & Methods in Music Education
  • Literature Review in Music Education
  • Research Data Analysis & Report Writing in Music Education
  • Learner-Centered Approaches in Music Education
  • History of Blues & Rock

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of South Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • A one week intense on-campus session is required during the first course taken in the program. 
  • Applicants should have at least two years of K-12 music teaching experience, or the equivalent.