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The Graduate Program in Music Education

Advance your career and your knowledge in our 30-hour master's program specifically designed for the licensed music teacher. Online course delivery and flexible curriculum can be tailored to your needs through careful and personal advising.

A very cost-competitive program, courses for the MSE are taught by highly qualified faculty. Our master's degree curriculum is purposefully integrated with Teacher Education courses enabling music teachers to align their graduate experiences with the real demands of today's schools. Offering an excellent mix of contemporary music education, learning theories, history, philosophy and research in the area of music education, our graduate students become equipped to grow as leaders not only in their field of expertise, but also leaders in their school districts, communities and professional organizations. Our focus is practical applications of your degree program coursework.

The University of Dayton graduate degree in music education is offered in cooperation with the School of Education and Health Sciences and the College of Arts and Sciences. Completing this program will provide you with a Master of Science in Education degree with a Music Education concentration.

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