Studyportals
MAT On Campus

Music Education

The University of the Arts

12 months
Duration
46530 USD/year
46530 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master of Arts in Teaching – Music Education (MAT) from The University of the Arts is an advanced teacher certification program for professional musicians desiring a master’s degree and certification to teach music in K-12 schools as well as in other educational settings and for related careers. 

Overview

It is a unique program in that candidates for the MAT typically will have completed undergraduate studies in applied music, composition, theory, musicology, or other professional areas.

Features

The Master of Arts in Teaching in Music Education program from The University of the Arts provides the opportunity for those passionate about both music and education to develop and refine the intellectual, pedagogical, teaching and musical skills necessary for advancement. Candidates are required to have completed undergraduate studies in applied music, composition, theory, musicology or performance to meet the demands of the program.

Coursework includes comprehensive instruction in the use of music education technology, field-based learning experiences and site-based pedagogy courses providing direct feedback on instructional effectiveness as well as a comprehensive student teaching component.

The program readies students for careers teaching music in a K–12 setting and prepares students for passing all required Praxis exams in order to become certified teachers in the state of Pennsylvania.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Alternative Ensembles
  • Student Teaching: Elementary 
  • Student Teaching Sem: Elementary
  • Music Pedagogy 
  • Student Teaching: Secondary 
  • Student Teaching Sem: Secondary 
  • Sociological Foundations of Music Education
  • Integration of Technology in Music Education 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions basis.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

    • A Completed Online Application Form 
    • Application Fee of $60 
    • Official Transcripts
    • 3 Letters of Recommendation
    • Statement of Intent & Resume
    • Teaching Sample
  • Audition
    • Personal Interview

    In addition to the requirements listed above, international applicants or those with foreign credentials must submit:

    • All applicants with transcripts from outside the United States are required to submit transcripts officially translated into English. 
    • International applicants whose primary language is not English must submit the results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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.

Our partners

Music Education
-
The University of the Arts

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!