Ohio University

Masters of Music Degree in Education

Masters of Music Degree Programs:

What You'll Learn

The focus of the graduate degree program in Music Education is upon preparation to be a more skillful teacher. The course work is divided equally between music education and other studies with many possible options, varying according to the student's needs and interests. Students completing the graduate program receive the Master of Music degree in Music Education.

Candidates will be able to:

  • Interpret and evaluate research in music education
  • take leadership roles in the field of music education
  • apply effective strategies for student learning
  • write articles and research in the field of music education

Master of Music Education Program (MM5182)

The focus of the graduate degree program in Music Education is upon preparation to be a more skillful teacher. The course work is divided equally between music education and other studies with many possible options, varying according to the student's needs and interests. Students completing the graduate program receive the Master of Music degree in Music Education.

Graduate assistantships, scholarships and awards are available for graduate Music Education students. Contact the School of Music for specific information.

admission requirements [pdf]

Online Master of Music Education Program (MM5190)

The online Master of Music Education degree is 100% online and taught through virtual courses and online course modules. Designed with the practicing teacher in mind, this degree option affords students the opportunity to work toward an advanced degree while continuing to work a full-time job. Students completing the graduate program receive the Master of Music degree in Music Education.

admission requirements [pdf]

sample COURSE guide [pdf]

Career Opportunities

Students completing this degree often teach music in the public schools, or go on to doctoral programs in music education.

Applying to the Program

The application requires a minimum GPA of 3.0, a teaching sample, an academic writing sample and a letter of recommendation. Additional details are available from the music education department.

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Music Education Faculty

If you'd like more information about the music education program, reach out to area chair, Dr. Matthew Talbert.

Dr. Matthew Talbert
Chair, Music Education
talbertm@ohio.edu
(740) 596-6444

Dorothy E. Bryant
Professor Emeritus of Music Education
bryantd@ohio.edu

Richard Suk
Professor of Music Education; Director of the Marching 110
suk@ohio.edu

Paul Mayhew
Assistant Professor of Choral Music Education
mayhew@ohio.edu