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Music Education, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of Music in Music Education and the Master of Music in Music Performance are both 36-hour programs.  There are various concentrations within each of these degree programs:

M.M. Music Education with concentrations in Instrumental Education, Vocal Education, and Elementary Music Education.

  • The degree is structured with the busy music educator in mind
  • The degree can be completed in three consecutive summers with our intensive 2-week summer courses (4 courses each summer).
  • The degree has 15 hours of core music classes and 18 hours of specialization courses in the student’s area of concentration.  The degree will be completed with a 3 credit-hour final research project.

Programme Structure

M.M. Music Performance with concentrations in Instrumental Performance and Vocal Performance

  • The degree is taught in the traditional 2 year – long semester – format.
  • The degree has 18 hours of core music classes and electives, 12 hours of applied lessons, and 3 hours of ensembles.  The degree will be completed with a 3 credit-hour final Graduate Recital.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • A four-year degree in Engineering or closely related field with working experience
  • Students satisfying concurrent enrollment criteria of Texas A&M - Kingsville graduate classes.
  • No more that two repeated undergraduate courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13709 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13709 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    4708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Kingsville

  • 921 - 1710 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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