Master of Music Education (MME)


Suggested Emphasis Areas

Special Music Education (no recital option)
Elementary Music (with recital option; with Kodaly extra hours option)
Instrumental Music (with recital option)
Choral Music (with recital option)
Voice (recital required)

Core Requirements

MUSE 853 Research Design and Methods (3 hrs)
MUSE 851 Psychology of Music (3 hrs)
MUSC 871 History & Philosophy of Music Education (3 hrs)
MUSC 830 Seminar in Music Theory (3 hrs)
MUSC 893, 894, 895, 896, 897 Music History (3 hrs)

Other courses

Courses approved by advisor as required for the appropriate emphasis area 

Terminal Requirements

MUSE 875 Thesis Research (2 hrs)
MUSE 876 Thesis (2 hrs)
MUSE 854 Terminal Project. (3 hrs)
MUSP 873 Graduate Recital (2 hrs)
MUSE 844 Terminal Conducting Project (2 hrs)
Extra Hours Option (6 hrs) -to be selected in consultation with advisor and approved by the area director. Exludes applied, ensemble, workshops, and special project hours. Kodaly certification hours can be used for extra hours option with prior approval.

Total Required Hours 32-36

  • A Graduate Assessment and Program Approval should be completed during the first semester of enrollment.
  • A Plan of Study is submitted at the completion of 12 hours of graduate credit.
  • A degree candidacy is awarded following approval of Plan of Study
  • Students may apply up to 12 hours work from another accredited graduate school. (Some restrictions apply)