Music Education, Master | Samford University | Homewood, United States
12 months
924 USD/credit 27720 USD/year
924 USD/credit 27720 USD/year
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The master of Music Education in music (M.M.E.), traditional program from Samford University is designed to prepare students for increasing responsibilities in the field of music teaching. Applicants for this degree plan must hold initial teacher certification (Alabama Class B or its equivalent).


Class A teacher certification is granted by the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) upon meeting the Alabama Quality Teaching Standards (AQTS).


The master of Music Education in music (M.M.E.) from Samford University (Pattern 1) is for persons who hold an Alabama Class B teaching certificate or its equivalent. The program concludes with an oral comprehensive examination.

The fifth year non-traditional program (Pattern 2) is for persons whose previous education does not make them eligible for an Alabama Class B teaching certificate. Completion of this degree qualifies the individual for an Alabama Class A teaching certificate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Using Assessment and Technology to Impact Student Learning
  • Designing Instruction for Diverse and Exceptional Learners
  • Content Area Literacy
  • Foundations and Curricular Trends in American Music Education
  • Assessment of Music & Reading across the Curriculum
  • Research in Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH

Pattern 1: 30 credits

Pattern 2: 41 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A cover letter requesting admission into the M.M.E program.
  • Teachers will submit a teaching demonstration video between 15 -20 minutes providing evidence of instructional skills. The video must represent your understanding of rehearsal/classroom instruction that best fits your current teaching environment. In the event, you are coming from an undergraduate program, please use a video from your internship. Please include the lesson plan from that teaching session.
  • A summary of a provided research article demonstrating your writing ability.
  • An interview with the music education faculty.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 924 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 924 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Homewood

850 - 1300 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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