Music Education, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.

Students admitted to the M.M. or D.M.A. degree programs, excluding Music Education, may elect this program in their formal plan of study.

Certificate Program Requirements

Required: 12 credit hours

Research and Assessment in Music (6 credits)
MUE 601Research Methods in Music 3
MUE 605The Measurement of Musical Behavior 3
Foundations of Music Teaching and Learning (3 credits)
Select one course (3 credits) from the following:3
Psychology of Music
Contemporary Trends in Music Education
Seminar in Music Education
Music Supervision
Philosophy of Music
Music Education Methods and Approaches (3 credits)
Select one course (3 credits) from the following:3
Issues in Multicultural Music Education
Methods and Materials of Music Reading Instruction
Music for Exceptional Children
Teaching Elementary Music: Theory and Practice
Advanced Choral and General Music Methods for the Adolescent
Advanced Music Teaching Techniques
Total Credit Hours12

Exit Requirements

To acquire the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Music Education, all students must complete the course work, as specified, with a grade of B or better to demonstrate that they have sufficient depth and breadth of music education.