Music Education

Miami University

M.A. On Campus
36 months
12308 USD/year
12308 USD/year
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The Master of Music in Music Education program from Miami University features a rigorous core of coursework in research, music history, and music theory. The music education core emphasizes research problems and current pedagogical practices. 


Music Education from Miami University encourages its students to develop their relationship to the discipline of music as they explore the world through the lens of a superb liberal arts education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Recent Developments in Music Education
  • Research Problems in Music Education
  • Advanced Studies in Music Theory
  • Applied Music 
  • Concepts In Music History
  • Wind Band Ensemble Literature
  • Choral Literature
  • Applied Music
  • Teaching Elementary Music: Theory and Practice
  • Integrating Multiculturalism into Music Curriculum
  • Advanced Choral Conducting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed undergraduate courses equivalent to a bachelor's degree in music education and earned state certification/licensure. (State certification/licensure can be from any U.S. state.)
  • A copy of the state certification/licensure.
  • A 300-500 word essay describing your philosophy of music education and how you put that into practice in your teaching position, and your personal and professional objectives to be served by a master's degree from Miami University.
  • Letters of recommendation from three people recommending you for graduate study in music.
  • A video recording (10-15 minutes in length) of a recent rehearsal or class. The primary focus of the recording should be on the teacher rather than on the students, and the recording should be of a single uninterrupted class. Please do not include more than five minutes of warm-up activities.
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    12308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6154 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.


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