Music Education, M.Ed. | University of Oklahoma | Norman, United States
24 months
40558 USD/year
35004 USD/year
12050 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students in University of Oklahoma Music Education program learn through hands-on experiences, including student teaching, the fundamentals needed to teach music. The program's dynamic curriculum develops the reflective teacher by linking applied research with practice through a variety of experiences.


Students also work with nationally recognized School of Music faculty members who prepare students to teach, perform, and research music. University of Oklahoma   music faculty includes performing artists and scholars offering instruction in all instruments, voice, piano, piano pedagogy, music education, technology, musicology, theory, and composition. Many of the music education faculty have worked in elementary through high school music programs and have been nationally and internationally published.

Music Education students typically have interests in:

  • Music
  • Sharing music with others
  • Piano
  • Music Theory, Musicology, and Ethnomusicology 
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Musical Structures I-V
  • Aural Skills I-IV
  • Music in Culture
  • Music Education
  • Teaching Techniques in Music
  • Instrumental Music Ed Methods I-III
  • Psychology of Childhood & Adolescence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submitted to the online application under the Resume tab.
  • Submitted to the online application under Recommendations 
  • While all three of your letters of recommendation should be from someone who can speak to your ability to be a successful graduate student in a music program, we ask that you consider the following when requesting your recommendations
  • One letter should be from a person who has considerable knowledge about your abilities as a performer, conductor, or composer (e.g.:  studio professor, ensemble conductor, chamber coach, etc.).
  • One letter should be from a person who can speak to your abilities as a scholar of music.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    40558 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20279 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    35004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17502 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6025 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition per 18 credit hours

Living costs for Norman

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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