School of Music
Programs of Study
Programs of Study in Music Education
The Music Education program at Texas Tech University offers a Master of Music Education, Ph.D. in Music Education and a Ph.D. in Fine Arts degree. Students who earn a Master of Music Education are able to enter/return to the teaching profession with additional knowledge, experiences, and credentials that should enable the individual to have greater levels of success with the teaching and learning of music to learners of all levels and in varied settings. Students who earn a Ph.D. in Music Education engage a core curriculum of 20-24 core hours that emphasize expertise in music education content knowledge, expertise in music educator preparation, and music education research design and methods. The music track within the Ph.D. in Fine Arts includes fine arts requirements and electives, an individualized music curriculum, and a dissertation.