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Music Education

Northern State University

Master
24 months
Duration
616 USD/credit
471 USD/credit
329 USD/credit
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About

Northern’s Master of Music Education Program at Northern State University can help you enhance your career, develop your professional skills and fulfill your passion for music.

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Overview

If you're a choral, instrumental or general music teacher, Northern's master of music education program’s online format is designed to fit into your busy life. It offers a flexible way to complete your advanced degree in two years while you retain your current job. You'll be stimulated, challenged and ready to move forward in the classroom and your career.

About the program

The Music Education program at Northern State University is practice-oriented and covers the essentials of research in music education, music theory, performance practices, conducting, pedagogy and music education management.

  • Learn from recognized leaders: Courses are taught by experienced and highly qualified faculty with years of successful classroom experience
  • Expand your knowledge, develop new skills and excel as a music educator with comprehensive instruction in choral, instrumental and general music

Northern is accredited at the undergraduate level by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and has successfully achieved NASM Plan Approval accreditation status for its Master of Music Education degree.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Music Theory Analysis for the Educator
  • Jazz Pedagogy for the Educator
  • Advanced Conducting and Performance Practice
  • School of Music Administration
  • Curriculum Writing
  • Research in Music Education
  • General Music Pedagogy
  • Technology for Music Educators

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

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.
2.75 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you'd like to pursue a master's degree at Northern, please declare this intent when admitted to graduate study. The minimum grade point average for admission to a master's degree program is a cumulative 2.75 for bachelor's degree work.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    616 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 616 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    471 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 471 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    329 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 329 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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