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2021-2022 Catalog
Music Education: Professional Education (Master of Music Education)

Program Description for Music Education

Major: Music Education Concentration: Professional Education Degree: Master of Music Education

Prerequisites (6 credits)

EDF3151 Educational Psychology (3 Credits)

RED4333 Content Area Reading (3 Credits)

Informational Text (0 credits)

The Master of Music Education with a Concentration in Professional Education is designed for students who have completed a Bachelor's degree in a music discipline other than music education and wish to earn a teaching certificate through a state-approved graduate program. Program-specific admissions criteria (in addition to other graduate admissions requirements) include an interview with music education faculty as well as passing scores on all portions of the Florida Department of Education General Knowledge Exam.

Foundation (9 credits)

MUS5711 Bibliography (3 Credits)

MUH6684 Perspectives in Music History (3 Credits)

MUT6761 Perspectives in Music Theory (3 Credits)

Similar graduate-level music history or music theory courses may substitute with prior approval of music education faculty and music history or music theory faculty.

Core Requirements (12 credits)

MUE6080 Hist/Phil Found Mus Ed (3 Credits)

MUE6695 Contemporary Issues in Pedagog (3 Credits)

MUE6785 Research in Music Education (3 Credits)


  • MUE 5316 Teaching Elementary Music Programs (3 credits)
  • MUE 5336 Teaching Secondary Choral Music Programs (3 credits)
  • MUE 5338 Teaching Secondary Instrumental Music Programs (3 credits)

Major Requirements (9 credits)

EDF6237 Prncpls Lrn & Clsrm Assessment (3 Credits)

EDG6415 Principles Instruc and Mngmt (3 Credits)

TSL6325 TESOL: Content Instruction (3 Credits)

Capstone Experience (6 credits)

MUE6946 Grad Intern Secondary School (9 Credits)

MUS6960 Comprehensive Oral Examination (0 Credits)