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Teaching Music, Grades PK–12 - Initial Certification

New York University

M.A.
12 months
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21540 USD/year
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In the Teaching Music, Grades PK–12 - Initial Certification from New York University you’ll gain hands-on experience through a semester of fieldwork and two semesters of supervised student teaching at NYU-affiliated New York City schools.

Overview

Throughout your Teaching Music, Grades PK–12 - Initial Certification from New York University, you will engage in course work, hands-on learning, and research in the following areas as you prepare to become an innovative educator of music:

  • Music research
  • Music education foundations
  • Urban and culturally relevant music pedagogies
  • Technology-enhanced music teaching strategies
  • How to develop a curriculum and build a repertoire suitable for your teaching practice
  • Pedagogical techniques and methods for elementary and secondary school classrooms
  • Approaches to teaching music with special learners

 You'll also have opportunities to work on your musical craft by participating in a variety of performing ensembles and chamber groups directed by leading New York artists.

Student Teaching

You'll gain valuable experience through intensive fieldwork and two semesters of student teaching at New York City public and independent schools under the close supervision of experienced music teachers. Plus, with dynamic and diverse classroom settings throughout New York City, you’ll get to work with students from numerous backgrounds and experiences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Arts in Human Development
  • Technology Resources for Performing Arts Educators
  • Technological Trends in Music Education
  • Music Education Philosophy
  • Music Reference and Research Materials
  • Music for Exceptional Children
  • Teaching Music in Elementary Schools
  • Teaching Music in Secondary Schools
  • Choral Materials, Techniques, and Conducting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

41 alternative credits

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.
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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.
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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

  • 36 semester hours of music
  • 3 semester hours of a language other than English. American Sign Language is acceptable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Teaching Music, Grades PK–12 - Initial Certification
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