Master Blended

Music Education

Rider University

24 months
36000 USD/year
36000 USD/year
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Designed for licensed music educators who want to enhance their impact as a music educator, the Music Education program at Westminster Choir College of Rider University will help you to improve as an educator and prepare you to bring about positive change in your classroom and school community.


Learn skills and techniques that can be immediately applied to your current teaching-style. The Music Education program at Rider University is flexible to your schedule and may be completed part-time through online classes and summer study or over two academic years.


  • Our 32-33 credit graduate curriculum is designed for music educators who wish to improve their practice, challenge their thinking and develop the skills to bring about positive change in their school. 
  • Students design their own 12-credit “focus area” of courses tailored to their particular interests and goals.  
  • Some recent areas of focus for MME students include choral pedagogy, choral conducting, voice pedagogy, Kodály ( with certification) and music technology. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Philosophy of Music Education
  • Seminar in Music Education
  • Curriculum Development and Evaluation
  • Psychology for Music Teachers
  • Thesis
  • Research in Music Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications must be received at least three weeks in advance of the requested audition date.


32 SCH
  • 32-33



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Complete an audition or interview
  • Submit a repertoire list
  • Submit two reference letters
  • Submit a personal statement
  • Submit a current resume
  • Submit official transcripts
  • Submit official notification of GMAT or GRE scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Princeton

2022 - 4977 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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