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Music Education

Kent State University

12 months
20300 USD/year
20300 USD/year
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The Master of Music degree in Music Education from the Kent State University is designed to offer teachers of choral, instrumental and general music the opportunity to develop and refine their professional skills. 


The degree program allows for enhancement and specialization relative to music teaching and learning in contemporary school contexts. The program is not intended to provide licensure and is constructed for those who have a music education background with the desire to improve the student and teacher experience in music classroom settings.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Music in Music Education program from Kent State University will be able to:

  • Develop and apply knowledge of foundational principles of music education (history, philosophy, sociology, psychology); research methods and practices; music technology; methods of music education in instrumental, choral and general music contexts; western music theory and history; and world music.
  • Exhibit scholarly writing skills focusing on comprehensive knowledge of research methodology.
  • Demonstrate reading, research, writing and critical-thinking skills related to contemporary music education contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • America's Music
  • Music From World Cultures
  • Music Analysis
  • Capstone Project 
  • Inquiry In Music Teaching 
  • Inquiry In Music Teaching And Learning 
  • Technology For Music Teaching
  • Foundations Of Music Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline - At least one month before the start of the semester of first coursework.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in music education from an accredited college or university for unconditional admission for unconditional admission
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Current and valid state teaching license earned from an accredited U.S. university program
  • One year of full-time teaching completed before beginning coursework
  • Résumé
  • Goal Statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20300 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    20300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20300 USD per year during 12 months.


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