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Master of Music Education in Music Education

Program Description

The Master of Music degree consists of a minimum of 30 hours of graduate work, including recitals for the performance student, thesis for the musicology or music theory student, and an original composition for the composition student. The Master of Music degree in string pedagogy or keyboard pedagogy may be attained with a 36-hour program without thesis or recitals. This degree consists of 30 hours of graduate work including a thesis for the Music History and Literature student and the Music Theory student, an original composition for the Composition student, or two performances for the Performance, Accompanying/Chamber Music, or Conducting student. The Master of Music degree with a keyboard pedagogy or string pedagogy field of specialization is a 36 hour program without thesis or recitals. There is one foreign language requirement for the masters degree with a field of specialization in music history also, vocal performance students must demonstrate singing proficiency in French, German, and Italian.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 30
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: 36
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Grad Degree Programs : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/Admissions/GraduateDegreePrograms.asp
Grad Admission Requirements : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/Admissions/GradAdmissionRequirements.asp

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Michael Stoune
E-mail: michael.stoune@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.742.2270

Department Contact Information

Department AddressTexas Tech School of Music
Box 42033
Texas Tech University
TX 79409-2033
Phone Number 806-834-5102
Fax Number 806-742-2294
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/pdfs/2013-14%20Online%20Catalog.pdf

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

The Office of Graduate and International Admissions does not have a specific deadline for domestic applications; we strongly recommend that you have all of the required application materials in by the date listed below.

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20June 2July 8

We will do our best to process applications and materials from international students that are received after the deadline, however we cannot guarantee that your application evaluation will be complete in enough time for a decision to be made by your prospective academic department.

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Not Required Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.


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