12 months
13269 USD/year
13269 USD/year
5237 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Music at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga offers a Master of Music degree with concentrations in Music Education.


The Master of Music Education program at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga leads to an MM Ed degree with a concentration in Vocal or Instrumental Music Education, or in Kodaly Studies. The music education concentration prepares graduates for further studies in music education, leading to the doctorate. In addition, the improved skills and competencies provided by the degree qualify graduates for increased compensation as professional music specialists in public education.

About this program

Graduates of the music education concentration are music specialists in local and regional public schools or are pursuing doctoral studies at major institutions, such as The University of South Carolina and the University of North Carolina - Greensboro. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Research Methods in Music Ed
  • Studies in Music Curricula
  • Psychology of Music
  • Seminar in Music Education
  • History and Philosophy of Music Education
  • Applied Music
  • Graduate Ensemble
  • Music History and Literature
  • Music Before 1600
  • Music from 1600 to 1750

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Language Proficiency: Scores must be no more than two years old. Applicants who have received a degree from a U.S. institution in the past two years are exempt from the language proficiency requirement.
  • Financial Documents: Documentation of financial resources sufficient for nine months of study must be received prior to issuance of an I-20.
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Academic Credentials: UTC requires submission of all transcripts and degree certificates earned outside of the U.S.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13269 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13269 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13269 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13269 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5237 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5237 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Chattanooga

912 - 1523 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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