Instrumental, Master of Music Education

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Minimum Total Hours (Thesis): 32

Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 32

Program Code: M708

Required Courses

The requirements listed on this degree check sheet apply to the following concentrations in Instrumental Music Education.

  • Primary1 - M708 Q373
  • Secondary1 - M708 Q372

Thesis Option

Required Courses
Music Education
MUED 5212Research in Music Education2
MUED 6212Measurement and Evaluation in Music Education2
MUED 6442Current Trends in Music Education2
Degree Emphasis
Choose one of the following emphases:10
Primary:
Seminar in Music Education (4 hours)
XXXX 5010 Applied Study (in primary instrument) (6 hours)
Secondary:
Seminar in Music Education (4 hours)
XXXX 5000 Applied Study (in secondary instrument) (6 hours)
Core Courses
Ethnomusicology/Music History
Choose any graduate level MUHI, MUSC or MULI courses6
Music Theory
Choose any graduate level MUTH course 13
Electives
Choose one approved academic course outside the School of Music or one additional course in Music Theory3
Thesis
MUED 5980Research for Master's Thesis4
Total Credit Hours32

Non-Thesis Option

Required Courses
Music Education
MUED 5212Research in Music Education2
MUED 6212Measurement and Evaluation in Music Education2
MUED 6442Current Trends in Music Education2
Degree Emphasis
Choose one of the following emphases:10
Primary:
Seminar in Music Education (4 hours)
XXXX 5010 Applied Study (in primary instrument) (6 hours)
Secondary:
Seminar in Music Education (4 hours)
XXXX 5000 Applied Study (in secondary instrument) (6 hours)
Core Courses
Ethnomusicology/Music History
Choose any graduate level MUHI, MUSC or MULI courses6
Music Theory
Choose any graduate level MUTH course 13
Electives
General
Choose electives to expand competency in music education, music history/literature, music theory, applied music, composition and conducting4
Outside/Music Theory
Choose one approved academic course outside the School of Music or one additional course in Music Theory3
Total Credit Hours32

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 32 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.