Music Education, Ph.D.
The Ph.D. in Music Education requires 69 credit hours. At least 75% of all coursework, exclusive of the dissertation, must be at the 600 or 700 level. A diagnostic examination is administered prior to the first semester of enrollment. A cognate, or cognates, in any area approved by the student’s advisory/dissertation committee and The Graduate School may be elected as specified in the University Catalog.
For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.
Degree Program Requirements
Required: 69 credit hours
|Music Education (18 credits)|
|Select 18 credits from the following:||18|
|The Measurement of Musical Behavior|
|Psychology of Music|
|Music for Exceptional Children|
|Contemporary Trends in Music Education|
|Teaching Elementary Music: Theory and Practice|
|Seminar in Music Education|
|Directed Study in Music|
|Research (12 credits)|
|ERM 680||Intermediate Statistical Methods in Education||3|
|ERM 681||Design and Analysis of Educational Experiments||3|
|MUE 601||Research Methods in Music||3|
|MUE 701||Research Methods in Music II||3|
|Professional Education or Other Fields (9 credits)|
|Select 9 credits from the following areas of study:||9|
History and Philosophy
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Psychology and Human Development
Computer Science and Information Management
|Music Electives (12 credits)|
|Select 12 credits *||12|
|Music History and/or Theory (6 credits)|
|Select 6 credits||6|
|Dissertation (12 credits)|
|Total Credit Hours||69|
Note: Workshop credits applied toward the Ph.D. are limited to 3 credits.
Research and Teaching Skills Proficiencies
Completed on an independent basis during course of study before comprehensive examination.
Diagnostic, Preliminary (written and oral), Final Oral (Dissertation Defense). See Ph.D. Handbook for details.