Master of Education in K-12 Education / Music Education

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Admission Requirements

The student must apply to, and meet all criteria for, admission to the Graduate School. In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, individuals applying for admission to the Master of Education/Music Education, must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in music from an accredited college or university.
  • Completion of entrance examinations in music history and music theory. Students whose examination indicate deficiencies will be granted Classified (w/PR) status. Any course used to remove deficiencies does not count toward the degree. When deficiencies have been removed, the student may seek Classified status.
  • It is expected that students will meet basic requirements for public school certification.

General Requirements

Students complete a minimum of 32 semester credit hours for the master’s degree. Students seeking Idaho Certification in the area of their training must meet any requirements of the State Board of Education for certification. It is recommended that students have professional experience in an education context.

Education Core12 Credits
EDUC 6601Research and Writing3
EDUC 6602Theories of Learning3
EDUC 6610Applied Educational Statistics3
EDLT 6616Integration of Technology into School Curriculum3
Pedagogy and Content20 Credits
MUSC 6601Foundations in Music Education3
MUSC 6671Music Education Seminar3
MUSC 5562Studies in Music Curricula3
MUSC 5563Psychology of Music3
Music History Elective3
Music History Elective2
MUSC 6650Thesis Project (or additional Music Electives)3
Total Credits 32-64