Master of Music with Concentration in Education

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Admission Requirements 

  1. A Bachelor of Music degree or its equivalent.
  2. Interview with Music Education faculty and submission of written philosophy of teaching.
  3. Completed application to the UTEP Graduate School https://www.utep.edu/graduate/apply-now/apply-now.html which includes official undergraduate transcript, two letters of recommendation, and statement of purpose.

Degree Plan

Required Credits: 32

MM in Music Education (All courses require a grade of B or better)
Applied Lessons:
Select two semesters from the following:4
Applied Lessons
Individual Instruction
Pedagogy:
MUSE 5396Pedagogy of Vocal Music3
or MUSE 5397 Pedagogy of Instrumental Music
Seminar in Music Education:
MUSG 5335Special Topics In Music (Complete two semesters)6
Required Courses:
MUSE 5331Foundations in Music Education3
MUSL 5211Selected Topics-Music History2
MUSL 5371Bibliography and Research3
MUST 5217Selected Topic in Music Theory2
(Either of the following courses may substitute for MUST 5217)
MUST 53213
MUST 53223
Education Elective:
Select one from the following:3
Educ. Research and Statistics
Research for Classroom Teacher
Learning Contexts & Curriculum
Manage Student-centered Clsrm
Authentic/Perf Assess Clsrm
Select one sequence from the following:
Thesis Track
MUSG 5398
MUSG 5399
Thesis
and Thesis
6
Non-Thesis Track:
MUSG 5335Special Topics In Music (Complete additional semester )3
Select one additional course from the following:3
Educ. Research and Statistics
Research for Classroom Teacher
Learning Contexts & Curriculum
Manage Student-centered Clsrm
Authentic/Perf Assess Clsrm
Total Hours32