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About

The Master of Music in Music Education degree at Southern Utah University is a 30-credit graduate program designed specifically for current school ensemble directors who want to continue working while obtaining their degree. 

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Overview

Teachers will utilize their classrooms as experimental laboratories while they master best practices, broaden their pedagogy, and grow as artists themselves. Students will meet for three-week on-campus sessions in June, then complete their coursework online throughout the school year.

Mission

In support of the mission of the music department, the Master of Music in Music Education degree at Southern Utah University trains secondary music education teachers to be more effective in their teaching.

Goals

  • Increase abilities to direct ensembles in secondary schools.
  • Increase understanding of music through analysis, and performance, including historical and societal implications.
  • Increase classroom management skills as they relate to music.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students entering the master’s program will be expected to have achieved the prerequisite NASM and SUU undergraduate learning outcomes, and the additional learning outcomes below:

Performance and Musicianship

  • expanded skills in conducting
  • expanded skills in rehearsal techniques

History and Theory

  • knowledge of music history on par with graduate-level national standards
  • knowledge of music theory on par with graduate-level national standards
  • knowledge of ensemble literature on par with graduate-level national standards

Teaching

  • the ability to develop innovative curriculum
  • innovative teaching methodologies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 21st Century Research and Data
  • Curriculum Organization in Music Education
  • Music Teaching and Learning
  • Conducting
  • Practicum
  • Music Theory Pedagogy
  • Graduate Seminar in Music History
  • Capstone Project
  • Band Instrument Repair Workshop
  • Orchestra Instrument Repair Workshop

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful admission to Graduate School at SUU;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Music w/Certification (transcripts to demonstrate);
  • Proof of current teaching position (three [3] letters of recommendation, at least one [1] from administration); and
  • Resume and written statement of purpose.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8276 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8276 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    5114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2557 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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