M.M.Ed On Campus

Music Education

University of Hartford

12 months
700 USD/credit 21000 USD/year
700 USD/credit 21000 USD/year
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The Music Education program at University of Hartford offers you one of the nation's most comprehensive courses of study. Combining the rigors of conservatory training with a solid foundation in music education, the program prepares you for a career as an elementary and secondary school music educator.


In addition to general music, choral music, wind and string instrumental pedagogy, music education majors receive training in such methodologies as Kodály, Suzuki, and Orff.

Key Features

The Master of Music Education (MMEd) programs at University of Hartford are designed for music educators who wish to pursue advanced study within a specific area of music education, such as conducting, Kodàly, or research. With different emphasis areas from which to choose, you gain the knowledge and skills you need to become specialists in your desired field. You can choose to study during the academic year, or summers-only at Hartt’s Summerterm.

  • Choral Conducting
  • Wind Band Conducting
  • Kodály
  • Jazz Studies
  • Pedagogy
  • Research
  • Technology

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measurement and Evaluation 
  • Psychology of Music
  • Curriculum Design in Music Education 
  • Music Leadership and Administration 
  • History and Philosophy of Music Education 
  • Music Learning Theory of Edwin Gordon 
  • Learning Theories in Music 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

February 1 - priority deadline.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an application to the University of Hartford
  • Complete an audition and interview*. All applicants will have an interview within their major’s department or with their audition panel. Applicants to all graduate music education programs will also complete a brief music skills assessment test.
  • Letter of Intent
  • Performance/Professional Resume
  • Repertoire list: Required for all auditioning applicants
  • Preliminary Video and Portfolio Submission
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • $90 fee ($50 application fee + $40 audition/interview fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for West Hartford

1100 - 1600 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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