The master's of music in music education concentration allows students to enhance teaching skills, undertake advanced research, statistical and writing projects, bring performance skills to a higher level, and gain greater personal insight into the field of music education.
The concentration also provides music educators with an increased understanding of the aesthetics of music coupled with a comprehensive knowledge of the historical, theoretical, and philosophical foundations upon which the profession is based. In addition to developing pedagogical skills, graduate students in music education also increase their abilities in performance and are able to incorporate contemporary methodologies and technology into current education settings.
Please note: GREs are not required for admission into this program. Licensure is not part of this MM degree. If seeking licensure, please contact If seeking licensure, please contact Julie Rosenthal (MATDirector@wpunj.edu) in the College of Education and ask about the MAT (Master of Arts in Secondary Education) with music concentration.
August 1st: Fall semesterDecember 1st: Spring semesterMay 1st: Summer semester*Applications received after the deadline will be reviewed on a space availability basis*International students are advised to apply by:April 1st: Fall (September intake)November 1st: Spring (January intake)
Professor Carol Frierson-Campbell Program Coordinator, Department of Music firstname.lastname@example.org 973-720-3639
Professor Timothy Newman Graduate Program Director, Department of Music email@example.com 973-720-3199
In addition to the University's admission requirements:
*Classical performers, please follow the music education concentration audition requirements.
*Jazz performers, please follow the jazz concentration audition requirements.
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