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Master of Music in Music Education

The Master of Music in Music Education program features 32 credit hours of challenging and rewarding coursework in research, music history, and music theory. Designed for the busy professional, the Master of Music in Music Education program can be completed over three summer sessions.

  • Study with top-notch faculty in music education, in a stimulating environment alongside your peers in the discipline.
  • TEAM Scholarships are available to Ohio K-12 educators.

Summer 2018 offerings

MUS 504: Wind Band Ensemble Literature
MUS 626: Foundations of Music Education
MUS 645: Concepts in Music History


The music education core emphasizes research problems and current pedagogical practices. You will refine your skills in conducting and performance, complete a research project, and pass a comprehensive oral examination.

A complete description of the program can be found in Miami's General Bulletin.


Core coursework is completed during 4-week summer sessions (mid-June through mid-July) over three years. Completion of the graduation project or electives may require additional time.


To be admitted to the degree program, students must be admitted to both Miami University's Graduate School and to the Department of Music.

Review Graduate School Requirements »

Review Department of Music Requirements »


Brenda Mitchell
Director of Graduate Studies in Music
225 Center for the Performing Arts
(513) 529-1228