CSU's Master of Music Education with a conducting specialization enables you to study online during the school year and get hands-on conducting practice during a summer session on campus. Projects are customized for your particular teaching situation, so you are able to immediately apply the techniques you learn to reinvigorate your lesson plans with gained skills and knowledge.
The Music, Music Education - Conducting Specialization is offered by Colorado State University.
Focus on music education in a customized curriculum
Refine your conducting techniques and learn to implement music education research, foundational principles, and analysis to enhance your effectiveness as an educator.
CSU faculty understand that each teaching situation is unique. The projects assigned in this program can be tailored to your personal classroom, allowing you to practice newly learned techniques and gain insightful feedback from instructors. The online Master of Music Education curriculum offers the flexibility to study from wherever you are during the school year and the opportunity to immediately apply what you learn to your classroom.
Programme StructureAreas of Study
- Foundations of Music Education
- Analytical Techniques
- Music of the Romantic Era
- Methods of Music Research
- Independent Study in Conducting
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEducation Music View 1074 other Masters in Music in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree in music education from a regionally accredited institution
- Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate coursework
- Three letters of recommendation: Three professional recommendations are required. You will provide information about your recommenders in the online application. CSU will contact them with instructions and a link to a secure form they will submit on your behalf.
- Curriculum vitae: Your current professional and educational curriculum vitae should include your professional employment, collegiate work, and any publications, exhibitions, service activities, prizes, and awards.
- Five-minute conducting DVD: Please submit a video filmed from the front so conducting techniques are visible. Include two minutes of concert footage and three minutes of rehearsal footage.
International8775 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 585 USD per credit during 24 months.
National8775 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 585 USD per credit during 24 months.
$1500 fee for summer session
Living costs for Fort Collins
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.