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Master of Arts in Music (Music Education concentration)

The Master of Arts in Music, Music Education Concentration provides a course of study that is primarily online with a one-week residency on the EIU campus. The curriculum design allows working music educators to apply new ideas and teaching techniques directly to their classrooms as they advance through the program.

Delivery Method

Online and on the EIU campus in Charleston, IL for the single week of residency.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to the Graduate School. They must have an undergraduate degree in music education and a minimum of one year teaching experience.

Transfer Policy

Transfer credits are considered on a case-by-case basis. See the current EIU Graduate Catalog for additional information.

Special Characteristics

Courses emphasize pedagogy and its application to the classroom. Students will integrate theories and techniques into their own classrooms based on individual goals. Curriculum projects are designed to connect course content directly to teachers' specific needs. The elective workshop topics will vary each summer and will focus on current trends in music education.

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