Dec 07, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 
Graduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Education (M.M.E.)

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Stephanie Standerfer, Interim Director of Music Education
Ruebush Hall, Room 224; (540) 535-3469;

The Master of Music Education (MME) degree is intended for the practicing music educator. Featuring targeted study in pedagogy, scholarship and musicianship, the MME degree is uniquely designed to increase students’ skills as reflective musician teachers. The program is offered during summer-intensive sessions and culminates with a research teaching project.

Program Outcomes

Students completing the Master of Music Education degree demonstrate:

  • knowledge of historical and philosophical foundations of music education;
  • knowledge of current policies and trends in music education;
  • scholarly research and writing;
  • application of musical teaching techniques; and
  • skill as a reflective musician teacher.

Degree Requirements

The degree requirement is 30 credit hours and an overall grade point average of 3.0.

Course and Credit Requirements

Total: 30 credits

+After initial registration in CONR 698 , the student must remain continuously registered for that course for at least one credit each fall and spring semester until the requirement is fulfilled. Summer registration is optional. Registration for CONR 698 is the responsibility of the student until the requirement is fulfilled or the student submits a written statement of withdrawal from the curriculum. The course may be repeated for credit, but a maximum of four credits may be used to fulfill degree requirements. Extra CONR culminating research credits may not be used as elective credits.

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