M.Ed. On Campus

Music Education

Florida State University

12 months
1110 USD/credit 39960 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 39960 USD/year
479 USD/credit 17244 USD/year
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The Music Education program at Florida State University is considered to be one of the premier music education program in the United States.


The Program

Preparation in Music Education at Florida State University is based upon the premise that every student ought to have the best instruction possible. This premise implies that every teacher ought to be committed to the subject of music and its use with people. Putting this premise to practice has enabled FSU's music education program to have a 100% job placement rate as graduates find positions in school districts across the United States, and indeed around the world.

The primary focuses within the program are elementary and general music education, as well as middle school and high school chorus, orchestra and band. Students study with one of the largest and most prestigious faculty in the world. Among the classes in which graduates receive instruction are: teaching and learning methods, music literature, conducting, classroom organization and management, ear training, music theory, music history, and score preparation. Additionally, graduates receive significant real-life classroom teaching opportunities prior to student teaching. Consequently, FSU students are experienced teachers before they complete their degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Study in Music Ed.
  • Social and Historical Foundations of American Music Education
  • Sociology of Music Education
  • Significant Developments in Music Education Curricula
  • College Music Administration
  • Organizing and Teaching Elementary Music
  • Organizing and Teaching Music in General Education
  • Music in Special Education
  • Advanced Techniques in Choral Music
  • Advanced Techniques Inst. Methods
  • Advanced Techniques Inst. Methods
  • Directed Individual Study
  • Comprehensive Exam

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Step 1: Complete the Florida State University Application.

Step 2: Complete the College of Music Supplemental Application and additional materials. The Supplemental Application will be added to your Application Checklist within 1-2 hours of submitting your application to FSU.

  • Vita/Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Valid Teaching Certification (K-12 Music)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3 required)

Step 3: Submit Official Transcripts from all previously attended institutions.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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