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MM in Music Education

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The Master of Music in Music Education is designed for music teachers desiring a master of music degree and others interested in studying music education at the graduate level. The degree can be completed in as few as three or four summers, but must be completed within seven years of matriculation.
 

All coursework is offered in conjunction with the Summer Music Studies Program. This course of study is a summer-only master's degree. For more information visit: http://www.uarts.edu/academics/music/mm-music-education and download this PDF which outlines the degree program. 
 

This program does not lead to initial teaching certification in K-12 music education.


Application deadline for Summer 2017 is May 1, 2017


Application Requirements: 

1. Complete the online application and goals statement
2. Submit two recent letters of recommendation (send to: cs@uarts.edu)
3. Current professional resume
4. Official undergraduate/graduate transcripts mailed to the following address:

Division of Continuing Studies
The University of the Arts
320 S. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

5. Pay the $60.00 application fee


Tuition + Fees

Tuition

MM Music Education students required to pay course tuition and fees in full each semester. The MM in Music Education is not eligible for federal Financial Aid.  Please contact Student Financial Services to discuss options for alternative and/or private loans at 215.717.6170.

ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-2017

       TUITION

                         FEES

 

    $650 per credit / $1950 - 3.0 credit course                  

      Varies by course, typically $50 - $100         


Fees

Course fees vary by class and are applied to specific operational costs incurred in certain classes, studios or labs. Payment of fees assigned to courses is nonrefundable. Students are responsible for obtaining their own course materials and supplies. Supply lists specific to each class are included in the syllabi posted online at least one week prior to class.

Refund Policy

All refunds are less nonrefundable course fees.

OCCURRING

         TUITION CHARGED

          TUITION REFUNDED

Five business days prior to the

first session of classes

          0%

           100%

Less than five  business days prior

to the first session of classes

          20%

            80%

At the end of the first session of classes

         60%

           40%

On or after the second session of classes

         100%

            0%

 

Courses listed below are for matriculated students ONLY.

Master of Music in Music Education Foundational and Thesis Courses

Course
Instructor
Date + Time
Location
Credits + Tuition
  • Curriculum + Assessment | MMED 603 -
Johanna J. Seibert
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 10 to Jul 14
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Villanova University
3.00 Credits - $1950, Fee: $50

The course covers the development, writing, and evaluation of curriculum as a dynamic interactive process based on research. Students develop curriculum writing and evaluation skills through critical review of various curricula, analyses of curriculum models, and developing their own curricula. Measurement and assessment of learning, which is the crucial dynamic element in curricula, is covered in depth. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to critically analyze curricula, design curricula, and develop appropriate assessment tools for various music learning situations.

  • Integration of Technology in Music Education | MMED 606 01 -
Michael Fein
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 10 to Jul 14
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Villanova University
3.00 Credits - $1950, Fee: $50

This course provides intensive study for learning computer programs that support the music education classroom and for understanding the effective means to authentically integrate technology in K-12 music education. This course will be based upon the seven areas of music technology developed by the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME), the National Education Technology Standards developed by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and supported by the National Conference (MENC). The purpose of this course is to provide tools and resources to students that will enable them to become active agents in the growth of their technological skills that are needed to support learning in 21st century classrooms.

  • Integration of Technology in Music Education | MMED 606 02 -
Michael Fein
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 24 to Jul 28
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Villanova University
3.0 Credits - $1950, Fee: $50

This course provides intensive study for learning computer programs that support the music education classroom and for understanding the effective means to authentically integrate technology in K-12 music education. This course will be based upon the seven areas of music technology developed by the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME), the National Education Technology Standards developed by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and supported by the National Conference (MENC). The purpose of this course is to provide tools and resources to students that will enable them to become active agents in the growth of their technological skills that are needed to support learning in 21st century classrooms.

  • Sociological Foundations of Music Education | MMED 602 01 -
Dr. Debbie Wolf
  • Summer 2017
  • Jun 26 to Jun 30
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Villanova University
3.00 Credits - $1950, Fee: $50

An intensive reading, research, and discussion course in the sociology of music education's role in society. Students develop a basic understanding of the sociological functioning of music in society and how education in music should, but often does not, meet the greater society's needs. Socialization in performing groups, group identity, and sociology of schools is studied. Current trends in US music education will be analyzed from a sociological perspective. Students will also develop basic sociological research and reporting skills. This course may be offered on-line.

  • Sociological Foundations of Music Education | MMED 602 02 -
Dr. Debbie Wolf
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 24 to Jul 28
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Villanova University
3.0 Credits - $1950, Fee: $50

An intensive reading, research, and discussion course in the sociology of music education's role in society. Students develop a basic understanding of the sociological functioning of music in society and how education in music should, but often does not, meet the greater society's needs. Socialization in performing groups, group identity, and sociology of schools is studied. Current trends in US music education will be analyzed from a sociological perspective. Students will also develop basic sociological research and reporting skills. This course may be offered on-line.

  • Thesis/Project Development: Music Education | MMED 790 -
Elizabeth Sokolowski
  • Summer 2017
  • Jul 17 to Jul 21
  • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Villanova University
3.0 Credits - $1950, Fee $50

The Music Education Thesis is the culmination of learning and professional growth established as an outcome of MM studies in Music Education and demonstrates mastery of the course of study through a well-designed and developed thesis. This final product is to be designed and focused to achieve outcomes that are based upon the synthesis of understandings acquired from courses in the content coursework, and through knowledge gained from the Foundational courses. The student's synthesis of knowledge and skills will be exemplified through the creation of an original, creative, and thoughtful presentation.