Music Education, Master | Part time online | Tarleton State University | United States
24 months
14829 USD/year
14829 USD/year
7467 USD/year
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The Music Education program at Tarleton State University consists of 36 credit hours. Our program is facilitated entirely online, making it flexible for students who need to work around a busy schedule.


Designed With You in Mind

The Music Education program at Tarleton State University is designed for hardworking individuals seeking to further their education in the ever-changing area of music education. Reasons our alumni have shared for getting this advanced degree include:

  • Salary increase
  • Career advancement
  • Ability to teach dual credit courses
  • Personal satisfaction
  • Opportunity to become better music teachers
  • As a step toward a doctorate in music

Program Objectives

  • Provide students with a rewarding and flexible online degree program paired with faculty and staff members that represent diversity in both experience and expertise.
  • Prepare students for doctoral study and/or a career in Music Education.
  • Challenge students to increase their knowledge of musical theory, history, and aesthetics, as well as give them opportunities to develop a high level of cognitive and creative musical skills.
  • Equip students with analytical, conceptual, technical, and pedagogical skills that will ensure success in their career.
  • Facilitate students' growth and development as leaders in Music Education and as contributors to the profession as a whole.

Enhance Your Career

A master's degree in Music Education can enhance your career in a variety of ways, including:

  • Improve your teaching effectiveness
  • Enable you to gain higher status in teaching positions
  • Enable you to become an administrator in higher education
  • Give you the foundation you need to pursue a doctoral degree

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analytical Techniques
  • Advanced Elementary Music Pedagogy
  • Advanced Secondary Music Pedagogy
  • Marching Band Methods
  • Seminar in Music of the United States
  • Acoustics of Music

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit online graduate admissions application
  • Pay a $50 non-refundable processing fee
  • Submit a statement of purpose of 600 words or less
  • A transcript evaluation must be completed by an approved agency which includes all previous academic course work, as well as a complete description of courses and overall GPA (course-by-course evaluation)
  • International applicants are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores as a part of the application process
  • Required of students studying on-campus, in the U.S. only: To obtain a Form I-20 for your studies at Tarleton, you must demonstrate that you have sufficient funding
  • If you choose to stay in one of our Residence Halls, fill out the Housing Application
  • Medical Information

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14829 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14829 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    14829 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14829 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7467 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7467 USD per year during 24 months.


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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