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Master of Music in Music Education

Program Details

The online MM in Music Education degree program from University of West Georgia is designed for individuals who desire advanced training in music and music education, and for those who wish to pursue doctoral study and seek teaching positions in higher education. Graduates are prepared to demonstrate:

  • Professional competence in the communication and dissemination of knowledge and the ability to produce scholarly works in music and music education
  • The ability to use research, research methods, and knowledge about issues and trends to improve practice in schools and classrooms
  • An understanding of different models and approaches to learning
  • The ability to relate principles and theories from conceptual framework(s) to actual practice in classrooms and schools and to create meaningful learning experiences for all students


  • Official transcripts from a regionally or nationally accredited institution
  • Undergraduate degree in Music Education or professional teacher certification in music
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can address the applicant’s academic, personal, and professional suitability for graduate-level work in Music Education
  • Written statement of 400-500 words
  • Graduate Music Qualifying Examination in music history and music theory

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)