Mission Statement

The Department of Music Education and Music Therapy offers graduate degrees in Music Education and in Music Therapy that prepare students for professional careers as teachers and therapists. The mission of the Master of Music degree program in music education at the Frost School of Music is to:

  • Provide the highest quality of music education expertise
  • Foster advanced professional development in music teaching practice as well as music education research
  • Serve the music education profession as a resource for music teachers, the education community, and the university community, locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Curriculum Requirements

Major Area
MED 760Philosophy of Music Education3
MED 762Music Learning and Curriculum3
MED 763Music Research Methods3
MED 764Music Assessment3
MED 810Master's Thesis3
or MED 805 Master's Project
MED 715Graduate Forum0
Other Studies in Music9
Select 9 credit hours from MCY, MIP, MKP, MMI, MSJ, MTC, MUS, MVP courses
Electives12
Select 12 credit hours of Approved Electives
Total Credit Hours36