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The Master of Music Education degree is designed to stress the development of advanced knowledge of broad-based principles and practices in music and music education for application in the public or private school, private studio, or higher education setting. A minimum of 34 semester hours of course work is required to complete the degree, with the hours distributed according to the area of concentration. Virginia Department of Education teacher licensure is not included with this degree.
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Degree Concentrations include: Applied Studies or Conducting, Research, Pedagogy.
Types of research, selection of problems, location of educational information, collection and classification of data, organization, presentation and interpretation of materials in the area of music education. Prerequisites: undergraduate degree in music or permission of the instructor. Pre- or corequisite: MUSC 600.
This course involves the study of the philosophical, psychological and historical foundations of music related to curriculum development. Prerequisites: Admission to the Master of Music Education program or instructor?s permission.
Methods, techniques, principles, and tools of music education, with reference to various types of school situations. Prerequisite: Baccalaureate degree in music or permission of the department chair and instructor.
Students entering the Master of Music Education program in Music Education should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
All candidates are required to take the GRE or the MAT. Candidates seeking the concentration in applied studies are required to successfully complete the music performance audition for the graduate faculty.
3.00 overall with a 3.0 in the major field of study.
Resume, two letters of reference, music repertoire list for applied studies concentration.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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Graduate Administrative Assistantships are available for selected students in the choral, brass, woodwind, percussion, or wind conducting areas. The assistantship availability is pending application timing and audition results.
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