Master of Music in Music Education

Strengthen your teaching, scholarly, and creative skills and knowledge while working full-time as a music teacher or professional musician-educator.

  • 32 semester hours
  • Fully online; on-campus or hybrid options available
  • Advanced studies in music education plus conducting, music performance, ethnomusicology, music composition, music history, and/or music theory within an optional summer institute
  • Capstone Advanced MM Portfolio in lieu of a comprehensive exam or thesis
  • Oldest MM in Music Education program in the UNC system
  • Accredited by NASM and CAEP
  • Guidance provided for developing a portfolio for National Board Certification (NBPTS) in Music; possible eligibility for North Carolina Advanced Teaching Licensure (M) in Music upon graduation
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Increase your knowledge and skill in music teaching with research techniques and scholarly writing standards that you can apply to your work as a teacher.

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