36 months
545 USD/credit 7085 USD/year
545 USD/credit 7085 USD/year
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Earn your M.A. in Music Education at Liberty University is a 39-hour program that prepares you to teach music effectively in both primary and secondary schools, as well as at the collegiate level.

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The M.A. in Music Education at Liberty University  provides the following:

  • The opportunity for professional music educators to further their studies while continuing their careers
  • The advantage of an advanced degree when entering the job market
  • A broad understanding of music education, including historical and contemporary musical theories, philosophical and methodological approaches, strategies for curricular design, and research methods
  • The skills to meet market demands and the expectations of school administrators by equipping students through innovative training
  • A quality, Christ-centered curriculum that lays the foundation to become leaders in the education community

Career Opportunities for Music Education Graduates

  • Collegiate-level music educator
  • Professional music education consultant
  • Director of community music arts program
  • Music education supervisor
  • School music administrator



Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Foundations of Music Education
  • Music in America
  •  History and Philosophy of Music Education in America
  •  Principles of Curricula and Pedagogy for Music Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Self-certification form(for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account
  • Completion of an earned baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in one of the following areas: bachelor’s degree in music, music education, or music and worship
  • 3.0 GPA for admission in good standing

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    7085 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 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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