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Degree : Master of Music Education

Major : Music Education

Program Description

The Master of Music Education degree with the thesis option consists of a minimum of 30 hours of graduate work including a thesis. The non-thesis track consists of 36 hours of course work which culminates in a Comprehensive Oral Examination. Both degree tracks center around three music education core courses: Foundations of Music Education, Learning and Music, and Tests, Measurements and Evaluations in Music. Remaining hours are determined according to the skills, goals and aims of the student.

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
Music Education Site : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/AreasofStudy/MusicEducation.asp
Summer Music Education Masters : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/music/NewsEvents/SummerMMEDprogram.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 806-742-2270
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

Recommendation Letter Instructions: All letters of recommendation will be submitted online after you have submitted the names and email addresses of your recommenders through our application system. Decision Desk provides an option to email the recommender a request to submit a letter of recommendation. The letter may be uploaded directly to Decision Desk.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: Yes

Writing Sample Instructions: The writing sample may be a term paper, article submitted for publication, chapter of a thesis, or an extensive Statement of Purpose.

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: Applications should be submitted to Apply Texas at the link below under the Apply Now section. In addition, some applicationmaterial for this program must be made through Decision Desk, and the link found on the School of Music website.

Prior Degree Required: No

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: Yes

Previous Work Instructions: Recorded samples of performance, conducting of both rehearsal and performance, teaching individual and group, or recent compositions. Contact the division chair for specific information about audition submissions.

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

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

International Deadlines

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

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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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.

795506.5112N/A N/A

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