Master of Music Education

Online Teaching Artistry Specialization

The Master of Music Education, Teaching Artistry Specialization is a 100% online degree designed to meet the growing demand of music teachers pursuing a graduate degree.

In addition to traditional coursework, a teaching mentor will work one on one with each student to create an individualized plan of study based on the student’s own teaching situation.

The program is designed for summer admission and may be completed in 15 months (summer, fall, spring, summer).


Master of Music Education Online Teaching Artistry Specialization

Advance Your Career

Practicing Music Teachers
Band, Orchestra, and Choir Directors
General Music Teachers

Program Benefits

Eight-week classes
World-class faculty
Individual teaching mentor


14 Courses - 30 Credit Hours
Tuition Estimate $14,964
Finish in 15 months--(summer, fall, spring, summer)
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Program Requirements

The program is designed to utilize students’ actual current teaching as a laboratory for the development of concepts learned through a distance education platform, so students must hold a formal or non-formal teaching position.

Applicants should possess an appropriate undergraduate degree, as well as potential for advanced study as evidenced by musical and intellectual abilities and achievements. Applicants must demonstrate basic skills in distance learning technologies along with an ability to do independent work. Online diagnostic examinations in Music Theory and Music History will be administered at the beginning of the degree program. Remediation, if needed will occur during the MUCT 6940 classes that are required in the fall and spring semesters.

Course Requirements

Summer 1: 3 credits MUED 6550: Introduction to Advanced Pedagogy and Technology for Music Educators 
  3 credits MUED 6530: Human Learning in Music 
  3 credits EDFI 6450: Using K-12 Assessment Data to Improve Practice 
Fall Semester: 4 credits
(2 credits session I/2 credits session II)
MUED 6560: Field Based Teaching and Learning for Music Educators
  2 credits
(1 credit session I/1 credit session II)
MUCT 6940: Special Topics in Literature
Spring Semester: 4 credits
(2 credits session I/2 credits session II)
MUED 6560: Field Based Teaching and Learning for Music Educators
  2 credits

(1 credit session I/1 credit session II)
MUCT 6940: Special Topics in Analysis
Summer 2: 3 credits MUED 6520: Curriculum and Historical Perspectives for Music Educators  
  3 credits MUSP 6800E: Seminar in Music Performance
  3 credits MUED 6570: Models and Application of Action Research and Assessment for Music Educators

3 Steps to Apply


Submit Your Graduate College Application Online

Apply Now or Return to Existing Application!

Note:  All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.


Submit Official Transcripts and Standardized Test Scores  

TRANSCRIPTS: As part of the online application process  you will upload scanned copies of transcripts from all institutions attended. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree-granting institution must be submitted to the Graduate College.

Request official transcripts and test scores be sent to:

Graduate College
200 University Hall
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Non-native speakers of English must have a minimum 80 TOEFL IBT, 53 PTEA, or 7.0 IELTS score.

 For information on the GRE/Praxis/TOEFL tests, visit the Educational Testing Service website.


Secondary Application to the College of Musical Arts

The BGSU Graduate College Application contains the College of Musical Arts Secondary Application, where you will request a Skype interview and upload all required material (listed below).

  • provide names and contact information for individuals writing letters of recommendation. One letter must be from your current administrator or education employer
  • a 10-minute, video-taped performance on an instrument or voice (either mailed DVD or online submission).
  • a continuous 15-minute, video-taped teaching or rehearsal segment (either mailed DVD or online submission)
  • an essay identifying your specific teaching environment, along with a proposal of goals to achieve and skills to be attained through graduate study.


You will be enrolled in and receive your graduate degree from the College of Musical Arts

Updated: 09/22/2021 04:00PM