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M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Music Education

Florida International University

24 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.S. in Music Education at Florida International University is a research-oriented program designed for practicing music educators.

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This Music Education degree at Florida International University is highly individualized and provides graduate students with opportunities to pursue advanced coursework and enhance their understanding of music education research, curricular theories, philosophy, psychology, policy, and other areas while also exploring avenues in music history and theory.

The graduate degree curriculum is also highly customizable in order to allow students to tailor their experiences coursework toward their own unique professional interests and goals. Tailored with you in mind, the Master of Science in Music Education can be completed face-to-face, fully online, or as a hybrid.

Vision and Mission

The Florida International University School of Music serves over 300 music majors from eighteen countries with twenty-two full-time faculty and thirty adjunct faculty members. FIU offers the Bachelor of Music degree with concentrations in string, vocal, wind, brass, percussion, and keyboard performance; composition; jazz performance; music technology; and Music Education.

Graduate programs include the Master of Music in composition, conducting, jazz, music technology, and performance. FIU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Music Education
  • Psychological Foundations of Music Behavior
  • Research in Music Education
  • Curriculum and Policy Design in Music Education
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Graduate Theory Survey
  • Graduate Music History Review
  • Directed Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in music from an accredited university or college;
  • Have a ‘B’ (3.0) average or higher in all junior and senior year course work for the bachelor’s degree;
  • Exhibit classroom teaching experience;
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a video of classroom teaching;
  • Complete an interview with music education faculty in place of an applied audition.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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.

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