M.Mus. On Campus

Piano Pedagogy

Temple University

12 months
1458 USD/credit 43740 USD/year
1458 USD/credit 43740 USD/year
1095 USD/credit 32850 USD/year
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Expand your skills and insights as both a piano player and a teacher with the Master of Music in Piano Pedagogy in Temple University’s Boyer College of Music and Dance.


The Piano Pedagogy graduate-level degree program at Temple University prepares pianists for teaching careers, and it helps them develop the skills necessary for working with elementary to advanced piano students. Graduates of the program are prepared to teach piano in private studios or private music schools, as well as at the college and university level.

Housed within the Department of Keyboard Studies, the Piano Pedagogy MM program offers weekly private piano lessons, regular performance lessons and master classes taught by various faculty members and guest artists.

Future Career

The program prepares musicians for teaching careers, professional activity, or doctoral study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Piano Major Concentration in Pedagogy
  • Piano Major Concentration in Pedagogy (Recital)
  • Piano Pedagogy I
  • Class Piano Pedagogy
  • Class Piano Practice Teaching II
  • Baroque Keyboard Performance Practice
  • Classical Keyboard Performance Practice
  • Research in Music

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Statement of Goals: Include your special interests within the discipline and expectations for the program.
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Audition
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1458 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    43740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1458 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    32850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1095 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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