36 months
545 USD/credit
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At Liberty University, the Master of Arts in Music Education - Performance can be used to open the door to opportunities like the one above. Your passion for music and love for performing can be poured back into the next generation. Imagine a career that allows music to be more than a hobby, but a way of life that will have an incredible impact on the musicians you work with.

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Prepare to Impact Tomorrow’s Musicians with a Master’s Degree in Music Education - Performance

Remember when you first started performing and your knees would knock together and your hands would sweat? Performing in front of a large group of people can incite anxiousness in the best musicians. You have the chance to invest in tomorrow’s musicians, teaching them how to effectively combat anxiety and perform at their very best.

Whether you want to work with young students just learning how to play, or you see yourself teaching college classes, our master’s in music education and performance is designed for you.

Why Choose Liberty’s Music Education in Performance Master’s Degree?

In order to be an effective music educator, you must ensure that your talents are as refined as possible. Earning a master’s degree in music education from Liberty University  is a great way to further advance in your musical abilities while learning the practical side of teaching theory and leading students with integrity.

Career Opportunities for Music Education – Performance Master’s Degree Graduates

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



Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Music Education
  • Graduate Ensemble
  •  Performance Pedagogy and Literature
  • Entrepreneurism in Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




39 alternative credits


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.

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.
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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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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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)
  • 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

  • International

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.


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