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Music Education

Emporia State University

12 months
11697 USD/year
11697 USD/year
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Emporia State University offers you the master of Music Education degree with the option of a concentration in music performance or a concentration in music education. Both options provide you with an excellent educational experience. Approximately one third of the degree comprises elective credits allowing you to pursue areas of interest in music tailored to your specific goals. 


This Music Education concentration at Emporia State University is designed to help the music educator advance his or her professional goals. Since almost all of the coursework is delivered online, this program is especially suited to students who are currently employed as music teachers and wish to pursue the degree while continuing in their teaching position. 

The programme

Along with a core curriculum of music theory, music history, and introductory research, students take several advanced music education courses. For the final capstone project, you will select either a traditional thesis or a research project tailored to a specific interest. Specializations include instrumental or choral concentrations.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Music in the Medieval Period 
  • Music in the Renaissance Period
  • Music in the Baroque Period 
  • Music in the Classical Period 
  • Music in the Romantic Period 
  • Music of the Twentieth Century

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA: dependent on academic program
  • Non-native English speakers should submit official English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo English Test) scores. Non-native English speakers who do not submit a test score will need to take an English placement exam upon arrival to Emporia State University.
  • Emporia State University offers beginner, intermediate and advanced courses for students who need to improve their communication skills.
  • The duration of time to complete the Intensive English Program is based on the English Proficiency Test score as well as the student's initiative and performance in class. Students may be allowed to enroll in one or more academic courses while enrolled in the Intensive English Program depending on their placement scores.

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Living costs for Kansas City

900 - 1400 USD /month
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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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