Music Education, Master | Texas Christian University | Fort Worth, United States
12 months
32220 USD/year
32220 USD/year
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As you earn your degree in Music Education from the Texas Christian University's College of Fine Arts and School of Music one of the top fine arts educational centers in the nation  you’ll soak up knowledge from and collaborate with world-class faculty members and guest artists from around the globe.


Music is a global language, and as a music educator you’ll shape lives and strengthen the bonds of understanding between others, whether you choose a career as an elementary music specialist, as a band, choir or orchestra director at the middle or high school level, as a music director at a church or as a private instructor. 

You can also consider a master’s degree in music education for advanced specialization.

Learn new skills in the classroom and still enjoy time to explore your own interests as an artist.

Career Prospects

Texas Christian University's Music Education graduates find positions after graduation. We’ll be with you throughout your journey. A music education faculty member will work with you to choose the right combination of courses, internships and service projects to achieve your dreams.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Music
  • Philosophy of Music Education
  • Special Problems in Music Education
  • Education Courses
  • Bibliography and Research Techniques
  • Music Theory
  • Linear Analysis
  • Analysis of Music: 1880-1950

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to the MM/MME degree programs, students must possess a Bachelor of Music or its equivalent, with a major in the area of proposed graduate study, including sophomore-level credit in an approved foreign language in the case of prospective majors in musicology, theory, composition, voice, or voice pedagogy. For  admission, the student must have satisfactory undergraduate preparation for the particular degree sought which includes at least a “B” average in all undergraduate work and satisfactory scores on the appropriate tests required by the school/college.
    • Complete the TCU College of Fine Arts Graduate Studies Application.
    • Complete the TCU School of Music Graduate Audition Request Application. An additional $30 application fee is required for this application.
    • CV or résumé. 
    • Three current letters of reference 
    • Audition Video/Recording 

Tuition Fee

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    32220 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32220 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fort Worth

1071 - 1679 USD /month
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