University of North Texas

College of Music | Graduate Studies

Music Education Degree Plans

The Master’s of Music Education (MMEd) degree is designed to focus on teaching skills, school administrative and leadership skills, and current trends in the field of music education. Students in the program can be summer students, full-time students, or a combination of both. The MMEd requires 34 hours of coursework, and students can select between two tracks: the Teaching Emphasis or the Research Emphasis. The Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education (PhD) degree is designed to focus on skills related to research, pedagogy, and leadership in the field of music education. Students in the program may pursue part-time or full-time study; however, a minimum of one year residence beyond the Master’s degree is required.

  1. MMEd Degree Plan (Teaching Emphasis)
  2. MMEd Degree Plan (Research Emphasis)
  3. MMEd Degree Plan (Summer Program)
  4. MMEd Handbook
  5. PhD in Music Ed Degree Plan
  6. PhD in Music Ed Handbook (updated version coming soon)