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Master of Music in Music Education

The Master of Music in Music Education is for K-12 teachers seeking courses and mentorship for their work as music educators. The program focuses on best practices in music education with a constructivist approach to teaching and learning. Coursework will provide support for designing student centered music experiences and rehearsals, with additional courses in curriculum and assessment, educational psychology, etc. The practicum experience in the degree supports the student in self-evaluation and growth as a reflective practitioner.

Delivery Type: 100% online and on-campus

Credit required/Time to completion: 32 credits / about 18 months

Cost of degree: Tuition rates

Projected National Average Salary: $61,300

Projected National Job Growth: 7.4% nationwide

Career opportunities: Music educator

Who should apply: K-12 teachers who seek to better understand the nature of music learning, curriculum and assessment, and how to apply student-centered best practices in the music classroom.

Who is hiring OU grads: All school districts in Michigan and across the United States. Oakland University, Teach for America, University of Michigan and more.

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*Data was last reviewed in May 2023. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.