Music Education, Master of Music (M.Mus.)

Non-thesis only (scholarly paper required): 30 credits required

The Master of Music Degree (Non-Thesis Option in Composition, Conducting, Music Education, or Performance) requires a minimum of between 31 and 36 credit hours depending on the specific program. Required coursework is distributed among three areas of study: Major studies, Studies in Areas Supporting the Major, and Other Studies in Music. In addition, a grade of B- or better is required in all courses used to fulfill requirements for the degree; a scholarly research paper must be written as part of MUSC648 or MUED690; a Final Project must be completed satisfactorily; and an oral comprehensive examination of courses required in Major Studies and in Studies in Areas Supporting the Major must be passed. Specific courses are required in each area of specialization.

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
MUED690Research Methods in Music and Music Education3
MUED692Foundations and Perspectives of Music Education3
Additional 600-level MUED course6
MUSC699Selected Topics in Music1-2
Studies in Areas Supporting the Major9
Academic Courses in Music9
Total Credits31-32