- 30 for thesis or 36 for non-thesis
- Bachelor's Degree
About the Program
The Master of Music Education degree may be attained with a 30-hour program that includes a thesis or a 36-hour program without a thesis.
All MMEd degree programs include 5 required courses (3 specified music education courses; 1 choice in musicology; 1 choice in music theory). All other hours are elective based on the interests of the student and advice of the major professor.
Elective hours may be selected to emphasize: Best Practices in Band/Orchestra/Choir/Elementary, Conducting, Kodaly Certification, Music Technology, Music Research, Applied Lessons, Ensembles, additional Musicology or Music Theory, other topics of interest.
Coursework for all MMEd degree plans may be completed:
- during the long terms
- during the summers
- at a distance
- in any combination of the above.
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Some programs may require you to come to the main campus or regional site for a course or activity. Make sure and check with the Department/Program Advisor to ensure you are able to meet the programs' requirements before you apply. Visit the program website for more details.